Seattle City Council pulls cops from public schools, angry parents ask 'who will protect the children?'
Seattle City Council pulls cops from public schools, angry parents ask 'who will protect the children?'

It will reduce the department’s size by about $3 million, representing around 100 positions, this year

Lord & Taylor goes bankrupt: Will Macy's and Walmart follow oldest US department store chain?
Lord & Taylor goes bankrupt: Will Macy's and Walmart follow oldest US department store chain?

With the pandemic and increase in online shopping, Twitter users wonder if other big retail chains will also shut down soon

LA zoo euthanizes Hubert and Kalisa: Elderly lion couple killed so 'soulmates' don't have to live without each other
LA zoo euthanizes Hubert and Kalisa: Elderly lion couple killed so 'soulmates' don't have to live without each other

Although the duo were born in separate zoos in the United States, the pair met each other at Woodland Park and became inseparable.

Seattle Karen labels Black real estate photographer 'creep, pervert', accuses him of using drone to film women
Seattle Karen labels Black real estate photographer 'creep, pervert', accuses him of using drone to film women

The freelance photographer had a license to fly drones and was working a job

BLM mural on Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street' to be erased after Republicans seek to paint 'Back the Blue' on a road
BLM mural on Tulsa's 'Black Wall Street' to be erased after Republicans seek to paint 'Back the Blue' on a road

The sign had been painted on by activists just before Juneteeth without the permission of city officials

Trump slams Fox News again, says it's not even watchable anymore: 'They forgot who got them where they are'
Trump slams Fox News again, says it's not even watchable anymore: 'They forgot who got them where they are'

In a tweet, Trump also said that Fox News's coverage has become 'different' from four years ago

William Barr to defend Trump before House committee, claim Portland unrest not linked to George Floyd death
William Barr to defend Trump before House committee, claim Portland unrest not linked to George Floyd death

'Largely absent from these scenes of destruction are even superficial attempts by the rioters to connect their actions to George Floyd’s death'

#BryceStrong: Internet remembers San Antonio teen Bryce Wisdom, 17, who died after losing battle to cancer
#BryceStrong: Internet remembers San Antonio teen Bryce Wisdom, 17, who died after losing battle to cancer

Wisdom, who was undergoing treatment since his diagnosis, had reportedly run out of most options and was qualified for an experimental treatment in Seattle

WNBA players slammed for walking out during national anthem, Angry Internet calls them 'disgrace to America'
WNBA players slammed for walking out during national anthem, Angry Internet calls them 'disgrace to America'

The opening game was played between Seattle Storm and the New York Liberty and players of both teams returned to their locker rooms as a sign of solidarity with the BLM movement

Operation Legend: Is Trump targeting women governors and mayors? Internet labels POTUS as 'fascist dictator'
Operation Legend: Is Trump targeting women governors and mayors? Internet labels POTUS as 'fascist dictator'

A user wrote, 'This 'operation legend' is going to be popping off and all cities that have female mayors' while another said that 'it’s going after states that are blue with women governor'

Seattle veteran cop suspended for 'All Lives Splatter' meme after woman was mowed down by car at BLM protest
Seattle veteran cop suspended for 'All Lives Splatter' meme after woman was mowed down by car at BLM protest

Detective Mike Brown who posted the meme is Washington State Governor Jay Inslee's cousin and has been a cop for 40 years

Mary Kay Letourneau: Inside the teacher's abusive first marriage and family ties to George Bush and Trump
Mary Kay Letourneau: Inside the teacher's abusive first marriage and family ties to George Bush and Trump

Mary Kay Letourneau gained notoriety when she was arrested in 1996 for abusing her 12-year-old student, whom she married and also had two children with before he was 15

Mary Kay Letourneau: Where is Vili Fualaau now, 12-year-old student who married his rapist and had two children?
Mary Kay Letourneau: Where is Vili Fualaau now, 12-year-old student who married his rapist and had two children?

24 years later, he is 37 now and in May 2020, there were rumors that he had begun to see things differently

Who was Mary Kay Letourneau? Disgraced teacher who raped 12-year-old student and had his babies dies at 58
Who was Mary Kay Letourneau? Disgraced teacher who raped 12-year-old student and had his babies dies at 58

In the summer of 1996, LeTourneau was a sixth-grade teacher when her relationship with a Samoan-American student, Vili Fualaau, turned from platonic to sexual

Seattle BLM protester Summer Taylor, 24, dies after car rams crowd, Angry Internet slams those defending driver
Seattle BLM protester Summer Taylor, 24, dies after car rams crowd, Angry Internet slams those defending driver

Taylor worked at a veterinary clinic and was described as 'an incredibly strong and independent spirit'

NBA plans to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts as league gears up to resume 2019-20 season in Orlando
NBA plans to paint 'Black Lives Matter' on courts as league gears up to resume 2019-20 season in Orlando

Some WNBA players have reportedly suggested to higher-ups to make warm-up shirts emblazoned with the words "Say Her Name" in a bid to also focus on female victims of police brutality such as Breonna Taylor

Trump says Joe Biden will become president because 'some people don't love me' as approval rating hits new low
Trump says Joe Biden will become president because 'some people don't love me' as approval rating hits new low

Trump went on to say that he might lose the upcoming presidential election because the country did not approve of him even though he was just 'doing my job' during the 'China plague'

Trump signs 'strong executive order' to protect America's statues, warns 'long prison terms' for lawless acts
Trump signs 'strong executive order' to protect America's statues, warns 'long prison terms' for lawless acts

The president has been vocal against the statue-toppling movement and was particularly aghast at an attempt to bring down a former president's statue

Donald Trump slams BLM protests, says Chicago is worse than Afghanistan: 'It's like living in hell'
Donald Trump slams BLM protests, says Chicago is worse than Afghanistan: 'It's like living in hell'

The president blamed 'Democrat-run cities' saying the opposition party 'doesn't love our country'

Twitter flags Trump's tweet again for 'abusive behavior' as POTUS threatens protesters with 'serious force'
Twitter flags Trump's tweet again for 'abusive behavior' as POTUS threatens protesters with 'serious force'

This is the third time in less than a month that the social media platform has put warnings on Trump's tweets

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durcan could give CHOP the chop after two shootings at site in 48 hours
Seattle Mayor Jenny Durcan could give CHOP the chop after two shootings at site in 48 hours

According to Durcan, the violence was diverting attention from changes that have been sought by several peaceful protesters who want to address the issues of police brutality

BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors says their goal is to get Trump out of White House: 'He's not fit for office'
BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors says their goal is to get Trump out of White House: 'He's not fit for office'

“Hands down Trump not only needs to not be in office in November but he should resign now,” Cullors said

Time to topple Vladimir Lenin's statue in Portland? Internet debates if he was a 'slave owner like George Washington'
Time to topple Vladimir Lenin's statue in Portland? Internet debates if he was a 'slave owner like George Washington'

Vladimir Lenin might not have directly owned slaves, but the Internet won't let anybody forget his controversial gulags

Breonna Taylor's mother says Louisville mayor, police trying to cover up injustice, denying lawyers documents
Breonna Taylor's mother says Louisville mayor, police trying to cover up injustice, denying lawyers documents

As part of a lawsuit filed by Taylor's mother, the city was subpoenaed for records relating to her death with June 12 as the deadline for handing over the autopsy and personnel files but none have been received

NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league
NFL chief Roger Goodell encourages teams to sign Colin Kaepernick four years after he was shunned by league

Kaepernick hasn’t played a down since opting out of his contract in 2016, the same year the quarterback began his protest

Trump campaign's claim of 1M ticket requests for Tulsa rally disputed, people book seats 'to not show up'
Trump campaign's claim of 1M ticket requests for Tulsa rally disputed, people book seats 'to not show up'

Bank of Oklahoma Center, the venue where the rally is to be held, has only a seating capacity of over 19,000

Trump 74th birthday: POTUS champions strength of 'silent majority', internet tells him 'you're in denial'
Trump 74th birthday: POTUS champions strength of 'silent majority', internet tells him 'you're in denial'

Many tweeted in response to Trump's tweets as the 2020 Presidential elections loom closer.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll regrets not signing 'incredible player' Kaepernick, says a team is looking for him

'The first thing we know is Kap was right on point. He was right on police brutality and inequality'

Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ): All you need to know about Seattle's self-declared police-free commune
Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ): All you need to know about Seattle's self-declared police-free commune

There is no centralized system of governance in the CHAZ as occupants want to create a neighborhood where the police are no longer necessary

'Take back your city or I will', Trump tells Seattle officials amid protests, mayor asks him to 'go back to your bunker'
'Take back your city or I will', Trump tells Seattle officials amid protests, mayor asks him to 'go back to your bunker'

The president blasted the 'radical left democrats' for letting protesters form a cop-free zone manned by armed demonstrators

Seattle protests: Left takes on Liberal as Kshama Sawant launches coup against Mayor Jenny Durkan
Seattle protests: Left takes on Liberal as Kshama Sawant launches coup against Mayor Jenny Durkan

Questioning Jenny Durkan's leadership, three members of Seattle City Council — Kshama Sawant, Teresa Mosqueda and Tammy Morales — voiced their frustrations

Protesters declare Seattle police station an 'autonomous zone' in true 'Hunger Games' style after cops retreat
Protesters declare Seattle police station an 'autonomous zone' in true 'Hunger Games' style after cops retreat

The barricaded zone has been declared the 'Free Capitol Hill Zone' or 'Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone' according to area activists

Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson
Kaepernick did 'right thing' by kneeling during anthem, can be on our roster, says Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Wilson made the statement during a video conference call with reporters in wake of George Floyd protests against police brutality and systematic racism in the US

George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap
George Floyd protests: 'Peace March in Vidor' trends, but people warned that 'sundown town' is a KKK trap

However, one of the Vidor residents said, 'I live in Vidor and it’s not like it used to be. We are not racist'

NYPD denies shooting black teen 19 times amid protests, says they took down 34-year-old after he shot a man
NYPD denies shooting black teen 19 times amid protests, says they took down 34-year-old after he shot a man

The department found itself trending on social media after a video of an officer-involved shooting went viral on Twitter

Seattle cop removes colleague's knee from man's neck during arrest a week after George Floyd's death
Seattle cop removes colleague's knee from man's neck during arrest a week after George Floyd's death

A Seattle police officer was captured in a video removing his fellow officer's knee from the deadly knee-to-neck hold while arresting an alleged looter

First US Covid-19 case did not cause outbreak, disease spread later after Americans returned from China: Study
First US Covid-19 case did not cause outbreak, disease spread later after Americans returned from China: Study

The first confirmed case In Washington state in January is not linked to the outbreak. Instead, evidence shows virus that spread in Washington reached mid-February after Americans returned to the US

Native Americans battle coronavirus as poor healthcare and exclusion from public health data make matters worse
Native Americans battle coronavirus as poor healthcare and exclusion from public health data make matters worse

More than 5, 200 cases have been confirmed across Indian Country in communities spanning Arizona and Minnesota. The rate of infections in the Navajo Nation is reportedly 18 cases per 1,000 people

Facebook to pay $52M to content moderators forced to 'regularly' watch videos of rape, murder and suicide
Facebook to pay $52M to content moderators forced to 'regularly' watch videos of rape, murder and suicide

The social media giant was sued by a former moderator who developed PTSD within months of joining work

Will US housing market crash and burn if coronavirus continues to ravage the economy at this pace?
Will US housing market crash and burn if coronavirus continues to ravage the economy at this pace?

With millions of people out of jobs, the fate of real estate is beginning to look bleak

Seattle cop posts video urging officers not to enforce 'tyrannical' stay-at-home orders, taken off duty
Seattle cop posts video urging officers not to enforce 'tyrannical' stay-at-home orders, taken off duty

A Seattle police officer is expecting to lose his job after being placed on administrative leave over a video urging fellow officers not to enforce coronavirus orders

Carnival Cruise sees 600% spike in sales as bookings reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks onboard
Carnival Cruise sees 600% spike in sales as bookings reopen despite Covid-19 outbreaks onboard

However, the cruise company has cautioned that there’s no guarantee they will be able to stick to their desired start date of August 1

Jon Brower Minnoch: How the heaviest man on earth weighing 1400lbs lived a normal life
Jon Brower Minnoch: How the heaviest man on earth weighing 1400lbs lived a normal life

He suffered obesity since childhood but it wasn't until it started affecting his health that people began paying close attention to him

As Amazon, Walmart workers hold COVID-19 May Day strike, a look back at labor actions during Spanish flu
As Amazon, Walmart workers hold COVID-19 May Day strike, a look back at labor actions during Spanish flu

What happened in 1919 was a series of labor strikes, spurred on by the pandemic and the end of the first world war

Poachers take advantage of coronavirus lockdown and kill more rhinos: 'It's a helpless feeling'
Poachers take advantage of coronavirus lockdown and kill more rhinos: 'It's a helpless feeling'

Due to the fall in tourism, poachers have had more chances of targeting animals that usually stay in visitor hotspots

Bill and Melinda Gates have been 'storing food in basement for years' fearing coronavirus-like pandemic
Bill and Melinda Gates have been 'storing food in basement for years' fearing coronavirus-like pandemic

The philanthropist also talked about the importance of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing norms

Here's how business owners can still get financial aid as the government's small business loan money runs out
Here's how business owners can still get financial aid as the government's small business loan money runs out

Congress is currently negotiating the possible release of additional rescue funds, however, the program has been mired in issues from the start

As COVID-19 sparks massive job losses, some sectors are seeing a surge in hiring
As COVID-19 sparks massive job losses, some sectors are seeing a surge in hiring

An hourly job posting index shows that while restaurant, hospitality and entertainment sectors have been hit, those like warehousing are flourishing

What travel ban? Report states 430,000 people traveled from China to US since coronavirus outbreak began
What travel ban? Report states 430,000 people traveled from China to US since coronavirus outbreak began

According to a report, most of these people traveled to the US from China in direct flights and there was no serious screening at the airports

How a 'lonely' mom's heartbreaking tweet brought the world together in an amazing show of compassion
How a 'lonely' mom's heartbreaking tweet brought the world together in an amazing show of compassion

The simple but heartfelt tweet caught a lot of attention, especially as the world battles coronavirus and people across Twitter came together to wish the mother and her son joy and good health

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