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US watchdog to probe use of force in Portland; federal agents to Seattle

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office will investigate allegations federal agents used excessive force against peaceful protesters in Portland.

By REUTERS
24/07/2020
Seattle police clear protest zone after flares of violence

Police moved to retake the zone after Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan declared the gathering in and around the police department's East Precinct and Cal Anderson Park an "unlawful assembly," police said.

By REUTERS
01/07/2020
People walk by signs at a barrier set up at the edge of the self-proclaimed CHAZ/CHOP zone around th
Teenager killed in Seattle protest zone shooting, one wounded

The Seattle Police Department said it was investigating a shooting inside the Capital Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area.

By REUTERS
21/06/2020
Seattle mayor says it would be illegal for Trump to send military to city

'We have to make sure we don't re-create the entire cycle we were able to disrupt'

By REUTERS
12/06/2020
Chevra Kadisha workers wearing protective clothes, carry the body of a patient died from complicatio
Seattle funeral director learns Jewish burial procedures via FaceTime

According to CNN, the funeral director never performed the bathing ritual before, therefore he decided to use FaceTime to connect with those more informed.

Seattle nursing home faces wrongful death lawsuit over coronavirus death

It is believed to be the first wrongful death lawsuit against the company, whose facility in Kirkland was the initial epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States.

By REUTERS
11/04/2020
Facebook confirms contractor in Seattle diagnosed with coronavirus

Facebook said it has notified employees, adding that workers in all Seattle locations were being encouraged to work from home until the end of the month.

By REUTERS
05/03/2020
Fans use hand sanitizer as they enter Staples Center in California amid the coronavirus outbreak
California governor declares state of emergency after coronavirus death

Health officials said the first California death from the virus was an elderly person in Placer County, near Sacramento. He had underlying health problems.

By REUTERS
05/03/2020
New York Police Department by the Fifth Avenue Synagogue
One dead, five injured in Seattle shooting, suspect is still at large

"Detectives are investigating after six people were wounded by gunfire, one fatally," Seattle police said on Twitter.

By REUTERS
23/01/2020
A Galapagos giant tortoise is pictured during its annual weighing at Riga Zoo July 12, 2012.
Several turtles have swastikas painted on their shells

The swastikas appear to be painted in the wrong direction

By BEN SALES/JTA
09/11/2019
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