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Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police.

SEATTLE " The pregnant woman fatally shot by Seattle police loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.Friends and family of Charleena Lyles say she was much more than...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bear spotted on Vancouver's Fraserview Golf Course put down by conservation officers.

Conservation officers tranquilized a bear that was spotted on a Vancouver golf course on Saturday morning and say the animal needs to be euthanized.

- Global News - CA

This Is Most Dangerous Firework You Can Buy: Study.

More than one-third of all fireworks-related injuries are caused by shell-and-mortar-style fireworks, making them the most dangerous Fourth of July pyrotechnic on the market, according to a study published in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine . The Seattle Times reports approximately 10,500 people in the US are ...

- Newser - US

Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids.

Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.

- WRAL.com - US

Tucker Carlson uses facts to brutally shut down gun control advocate who favors gun confiscation.

Fox News host Tucker Carlson took on a gun control advocate on his show Friday over Seattle's recent gun tax and its apparent failure to…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Police: Officer fatally shoots man following car chase.

KENT, Wash. — Authorities in western Washington state say a police officer in Kent fatally shot a 20-year-old man Saturday morning following a vehicle pursuit.

- Billings Gazette - US

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting.

SEATTLE — Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them.

- Billings Gazette - US

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting.

Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a 30-year-old pregnant woman each say they fired their weapons after the woman suddenly pulled a knife and came after them.

- FOX News - US

Family members: Seattle mom killed by police adored her kids.

Family members remember a pregnant woman from Seattle who was fatally shot by police as someone who adored her children and always smiled, even when facing obstacles.

- ABC News - US

These mysterious tube-like animals are invading Canada's coastline.

NOAA Photo Library/Flickr The bioluminescent sea creatures started showing up along the coastline of British Columbia about two years ago. The soft, spongy, animals are called pyrosomes and they are not normally found in the Pacific Northwest. So why are they in BC's waters? CBC Canada is reporting that millions of the sea ...

- Business Insider - US

Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police.

Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.

- WRAL.com - US

Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

SEATTLE — Charleena Lyles loved to sing and dance. She adored her four children. She always smiled, even when facing obstacles.

- Billings Gazette - US

Want to beat the heat in Metro Vancouver? The health authority has some tips

Tip 1: drink lots of fluids.

- Global News - CA

Forget The Sharks: How 47 Meters Down Fails Dive Science

This is a guest post by Jake Buehler, who just so happens to be an AAUS certified scientific diver as well as a science writer based in the Seattle area. He blogs over at Sh*t You Didn't Know About Biology, which is full of his "unrepentantly celebratory insights into life on Earth's under-appreciated, ...

- Discover - US

Anti-abortion extremist group resurfaces to promote anti-choice misinformation in Wash. Times

Sarah Wasko / Media Matters After disbanding earlier this year, the anti-choice extremists behind Protest ABQ are back and operating under a new name -- and thanks to The Washington Times, they’re getting a bigger platform than ever to spread misinformation about late-term abortion and demonize abortion providers. In a ...

- Media Matters for America - US

Seattle Police Department suspends its Twitch channel following Charleena Lyles controversy

Facing backlash on its handling of the officer-involved shooting death of Charleena Lyles, the Seattle Police Department will shut down its official Twitch channel. The department started experimenting with community outreach over the game streaming platform earlier this year.

- TechCrunch - US

Seattle proves a $13 minimum wage doesn't necessarily kill jobs

More evidence that America's minimum wage could be much higher: Seattle has one of the highest minimum wage rates in the country, and new research finds it hasn't destroyed jobs. The incredibly affluent, liberal Northwestern city is pushing the minimum wage envelope, with the mandated hourly rate rising to $13

- VICE News - US

Host of Tibet Women Soccer team's Vancouver trip face unusual scrutiny

After making headlines following their US Visa snub, the invitation from the Vancouver International Soccer Festival seemed like the light at the end of the tunnel. However, the planned trip now seems to be in limbo as the organizer of the festival in which the Tibetan women are to partici

- Phayul.com - IN

England sweating on Nathaniel Chalobah and Nathan Redmond fitness before U21 Euro semi-final

Chelsea midfielder and Southampton forward were both substituted early during Thursday's 3-0 win over Poland.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Video: See inside the Vancouver mansion with a record asking price

A three-level mansion in a desirable area of Vancouver is on the market for a record $63-million. The home has five bedrooms, 12 bathrooms and a range of other luxury amenities.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

A Higher Minimum Wage Is Not Doing The Bad Things Critics Said It Would Do

Data from Seattle is proving that higher wages aren’t reducing the number of jobs and that paying workers fairly could save companies money and the headache of recruiting efforts. The city of Seattle is in the process of gradually phasing in a $15-per-hour minimum wage: It has now reached $13 for workers at ...

- Fast Company - US

Six-foot-four Vancouver Canadian fan eats his height in hotdogs

While the Vancouver Canadians were thrashing the Everett AquaSox 7-1 on the diamond at Nat Bailey Stadium on Tuesday, Juan Ramos was destroying 76 inches of hotdog in the grandstand.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Police investigating after man who was found in distress in east Vancouver parking lot dies

Vancouver police are investigating the death of a man who was found in medical distress in Mount Pleasant early Thursday morning.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza opening this Saturday

Upgrades to the north side of gallery are finishing just in time for the annual TD International Jazz Festival on Saturday.

- Global News - CA

Behold, Greater Vancouver's most expensive real estate listing of all time

It's gigantic. And it's expensive.

- Global News - CA

Seattle's $15 minimum wage raised pay with zero effect on restaurant jobs, new study shows

Raising the minimum wage does not kill jobs, no matter what Republicans tell you—and a new study of the Seattle restaurant industry, where some businesses are already paying a $15 minimum wage, provides another data point showing just that. According to the University of California, Berkeley, study, the increased ...

- Daily Kos - US

Police: Video shows only Lyles entering home before shooting

SEATTLE — Surveillance video released Thursday from the hallway outside Charleena Lyles' apartment shows that no one other than her entered in the 24 hours before Sunday's police shooting that left the pregnant mother dead, Seattle police said.

- Billings Gazette - US

Free Dictate add-on allows you to, well, dictate to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Garage -- the Redmond behemoth's R&D arm -- has released Dictate 5.0, a free add-on for those running Microsoft Office 2013, 2016 or 365 on Windows 8.1 or later. Also available for 64-bit versions of Office, Dictate brings dictation capabilities to Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The app uses the same speech ...

- BetaNews.Com - US

Implementation of Climate Change Adaptation Solutions in U.S. Cities

Photo credit: Ton Kung / Shutterstock, Inc. Summary This policy paper explores Seattle, Portland, Philadelphia, and New York City's approach to climate change adaptation and the methods adopted and strategies implemented to mitigate its effect. While each city's approach is different, nevertheless there exists surprising ...

- GMF - DE

Latest Windows 10 Insider build pulls the trigger on crappy SMB1

Redmond adds UI tweaks, more emojis and Edge enticements Microsoft has released the newest build of Windows 10 Insider, version 16226, to developers on its fast-track release list.…

- TheRegister - UK

One of the 'Silicon Valley' stars opens up about his costar's sudden exit from the show

Mat Hayward/Getty Images for Seattle International Film Festival; Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images Kumail Nanjiani, who plays Dinesh Chugtai on "Silicon Valley," said he definitely feels the loss of his costar T.J. Miller, who announced he had left the show last month after its fourth season. "It’s very, very sad that ...

- Business Insider - US

The $63-million Vancouver mansion with a view

Home of philanthropists Joseph and Rosalie Segal for sale as market rebounds

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Microsoft Admits Disabling Windows 10 Anti-Virus

Redmond did temporarily switch off third party anti-virus products for Windows 10, the firm admits

- TechWeekEurope - UK

Microsoft PatchGuard flaw could let hackers plant rootkits on x64 Windows 10 boxen

Redmond shrugs, says PC would already need to be thoroughly pwned Flaws in Microsoft PatchGuard create a means for hackers to plant rootkits on Windows 10, 64-bit OS devices.…

- TheRegister - UK

Ford expands Chariot shuttle service to Seattle

- Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it would expand its shuttle service Chariot to Seattle, making the city its third market in the United States.

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. criticizes Ottawa's oversight of Chinese high-tech takeovers

Politicians are calling for the U.S. to review contracts with Vancouver-based Norsat International as China-based Hytera Communications bids to take over the company

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Redmond backs academy prospects to shine at Southampton

Southampton lost several key players, including Sadio Mane, Victor Wanyama and Jose Fonte, during the last two transfer windows but a steady stream of graduates chipped in to help secure a fourth consecutive top-10 finish.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Microsoft Admits Disabling Windows 10 Anti-Virus

Redmond did temporarily switch off third party anti-virus products for Windows 10 for a

- TechWeekEurope - UK

Vancouver man charged with illegally selling shares

A Vancouver man is charged with illegally soliciting $270,000 from investors in contravention of a 2013 order from the B.C. Securities Commission.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Judge gives Vancouver tent city a few more days

A judge has adjourned a second application for an injunction to clear out a tent city in Vancouver.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

X-Files star David Duchovny booked for music gig at Vancouver's Imperial

X-Files actor David Duchovny, who moonlights as a singer-songwriter, will perform a concert at Vancouver's Imperial theatre on Oct. 14.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Concert announcement: Broadway production Let It Be revisits Beatles history with Vancouver stop

It won't be long until Let It Be, the popular West End and Broadway production celebrating the music of the Beatles, will be back in Vancouver with a new chapter of history.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Seattle's $15 minimum wage not costing jobs, says new report

Seattle's minimum wage law is working as intended, says the author of a new study, by boosting pay for low-wage workers without hurting jobs.

- UC Berkeley - US

Charleena Lyles' family presses Seattle police for answers in her shooting death

The family of Charleena Lyles wants answers. And who can blame them? After all, Lyles called Seattle police for help on a Sunday morning after an alleged burglary in her apartment and wound up dead—killed by the very cops who were supposed to be helping her. The 30-year-old pregnant mother of four had been struggling ...

- Daily Kos - US

Explorer Orla adds oxide ore project to portfolio

Vancouver-based major Goldcorp has agreed to sell its Camino Rojo project, in Zacatecas, Mexico, to fellow Vancouver-based junior explorer Orla Mining, adding an advanced oxide heap leach project with significant gold reserves and resources in a favourable mining jurisdiction to Orla's portfolio. The project holds historic ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Seattle police who killed pregnant woman in her flat were trained to handle mental issues, nonlethal force

Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had less-lethal options and had been trained to deal with people ...

- The Japan Times - JP

How much money you need to be happy varies wildly depending on where in America you live

Michael Dodge / Stringer / Getty ImagesBy now, we likely all know the answer to the age-old question, Can money buy you happiness? Yes — but only up to a certain point. That threshold, it turns out, can vary depending on where you live, according to a recent study from Gallup and Sharecare, a digital platformthat ...

- Business Insider - US

WATCH: Baby giraffe takes first steps at Seattle zoo

Tufani, an endangered giraffe, gave birth to a baby who has not yet been named at the city's Woodland Park Zoo.

- ABC News - US

Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

SEATTLE " A Seattle police officer involved in a fatal shooting asked his partner to use a stun gun on the woman authorities say was brandishing a knife, but police audio transcripts show the other officer said: "I don't have...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

This luxury resort on a mountaintop would be completely powered by water

Arno Matis Architecture Resorts in remote locations may provide relaxing escapes, but such hotels can by costly for the environment and deplete water, land, and local resources, according to the Global Development Research Center. A new hotel concept, however, aims to combine luxury and sustainability. Called the Vertical ...

- Business Insider - US

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