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Seven suitcases with more than 170 pounds of marijuana seized in Atlanta

Four people were arrested and seven suitcases with more than 170 pounds of marijuana were seized after it arrived in Atlanta on a flight from Seattle, according to Atlanta Police. On May 26, an Atlanta Police Department K-9 dog alerted authorities to five suitcases that were unloaded from the flight and on their way to […]

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American Airlines flight from Tokyo to Dallas diverted to Seattle over faulty seat charger

An American Airlines flight from Tokyo to Dallas was diverted to Seattle after an ‘unruly passenger’ shoved crew members and pounded on the cockpit door after her phone charger stopped working. Walka Suzuki, 26, asked a flight attendant of the American Airlines flight AA60 to help her with charging her phone after finding that her […]

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Five women sue Amazon.com for gender and racial bias

Amazon on Wednesday received five new lawsuits by women who worked in corporate or warehouse management roles, and accused the online retailer of gender bias, racial bias or both. The women, ages 23 to 64, accused Amazon of favouring men over women in career growth, allowing supervisors to denigrate them, and retaliating after they complained. […]

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UFO or Starlink?: Strange lights brighten the sky in Seattle

Strange lights seen over the skies of Seattle Tuesday night have left some residents wondering whether they have seen a UFO. Dozens of people took to Twitter to share footage of the unexplained lights, with many claiming it was evidence of extraterrestrial activity. Several videos show the long thin line of lights moving quickly across […]

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World

American man who nearly died of COVID-19 billed $1,100,000 for 62-day hospital stay

A 70-year-old American man who nearly died of COVID-19 has been billed a heart-stopping $1.1 million for his hospital expenses, the Seattle Times reported Saturday. Michael Flor was admitted to a hospital in the northwestern city on March 4, and stayed for 62 days — at one point coming so close to death that nurses […]

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation backed at home COVID testing suspended following FDA’s tightened guidelines

An at-home coronavirus testing project in Seattle backed in part by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation remains in limbo as U.S. regulators on Saturday announced approval of a separate home-based sample collection kit. The Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network (SCAN), which aims to monitor the spread of the novel coronavirus in the region, this week […]

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Starbucks employee tests positive for coronavirus in Seattle

A Starbucks employee in downtown Seattle tested positive for the coronavirus, leading to the store’s closure for a deep cleaning, the company said. In a memo Friday, Starbucks said the worker who tested positive is isolated at home. The store where the patient worked is closed, and the local health department has given it the […]

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Downtown Seattle Shooting: 1 person killed, 7 injured

One person was killed and seven others seriously wounded, one of them a child, when a gunman opened fire in a busy area of the US city of Seattle. Police said the gunman fled the scene and was still at large. The motive for the shooting is not clear. Footage from the scene showed officers […]

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Man wraps 38 kilogram marijuana as Christmas gifts, gets busted

A man who may have been dreaming of a “joyful” Christmas found himself inside the gray walls of a Tennessee jail. According to court documents, state police caught Somphone Temmeraj, 57, with more than 80 pounds (36 kilograms) of marijuana disguised as Christmas gifts at Nashville International Airport on Monday. Officers and a K-9 smelled […]