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Cloud cover will vary across the US during Monday's total solar eclipse.

Monday's total solar eclipse will come to Americans in varying degrees of visual clarity, according to ABC News meteorologists, who say that the clearest skies are likely to appear in the Northwest in cities like San Francisco, Salem and Seattle. NASA has published an interactive map that shows the times for the partial and ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Why it's becoming 'cool' to live in a car – or a 150-sq. ft. apartment.

Jessica Mendoza/The Christian Science MonitorAUGUST 21, 2017 SEATTLE AND LOS ANGELES—When Shawna Nelson leaves her office in Seattle’s suburbs, she does what 28-year-olds often do: dines with friends, goes out dancing, or sees a show. Sometimes she hits her swanky gym. But at the end of the night Ms. Nelson ...

- Business Insider - US

Starbucks Ranked Best Coffee-Shop Chain in Korea.

Starbucks received the highest satisfaction rating among franchise coffee chains in a recent consumer survey. The Korea Consumer Agency said Monday that Starbucks scored 3.83 points out of 5 in its survey in June of 1,000 adults on their preferences for coffee shops. The Seattle-based coffee chain ...

- The Chosun Ilbo - KR

A sports psychologist shares the visualization technique that's helped Superbowl champions and Olympic gold-medalists.

TheLeapTV/YouTubeYou may associate visualization techniques with feel-good self-help, but some of the world's greatest athletes take the practice very seriously. Dr. Michael Gervais is a sports psychologist who prefers the term "imagery" to "visualization," to keep the focus on all five senses rather than just sight, and he ...

- Business Insider - US

Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program Sees Its First Fraud Investigation.

The alleged fraud highlights the ways in which the controversial program has failed to help outsider candidates.

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Incredible photos of the solar eclipse across the United States.

Getty ImagesOn August 21, parts of the United States are getting treated to a total solar eclipse — when the moon crosses between the Earth and the sun, and blocks out the sun's light. The full effect is only visible from a 70-mile-wide band of the country, stretching from Oregon to South Carolina. Everyone else in ...

- Business Insider - US

Why it's becoming cool to live in your car – or a 150-sq. ft. apartment.

When Shawna Nelson leaves her office in Seattle's suburbs, she does what 28-year-olds often do: dines with friends, goes out dancing, or sees a show. Job security, homeownership – a lot of that went out the window and never really returned.

- Yahoo! News - US

The Alaskan tsunami that created waves as high as Seattle's Space Needle.

Six-hundred-foot waves crashed down on the coasts of Taan Fiord, Alaska after a massive landslide sent more than 100 million tons of rocks into the water on Oct. 17, 2015.

- PhysOrg - NL

Trump won places drowning in despair. Can he save them?.

ABERDEEN, Wash. — One-hundred-fifty baskets of pink petunias hang from the light posts all over this city, watered regularly by residents trying to make their community feel alive again. A local artist spends his afternoons high in a bucket…

- Billings Gazette - US

Real estate brokerage Redfin says Atlanta neighborhood had top increase in home value.

Atlanta's East Lake Terrace neighborhood tops a new ranking of U.S. neighborhoods that had the largest percentage point increase in off-market home value compared to that of its metro area from February through July 2017. Seattle-based real estate brokerage Redfin Corp. says East Lake Terrace, which is just south of ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Delta announces partnership with Atlanta United through 2020.

Atlanta's hometown airline is joining forces with the city's popular soccer squad. Delta Air Lines Inc. announced it will serve as the Atlanta United's "Official Airline Partner" through the 2020 season. Specifics about the partnership have not yet been released. Delta is the official airline for multiple soccer clubs, ...

- Atlanta Business Chronicle - US

Will Donald Trump rescue the desperate places that helped elect him?

The President won in many places like Aberdeen, Wash., where residents struggle with addiction and suicide as the American working class crumbles

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Anti-immigrant group leader says he didn't speak at Saturday's rally in Vancouver because he felt unsafe

The founder of the Cultural Action Party of Canada says he didn't speak at Saturday's rally in Vancouver because it wasn't safe for him to do so.

- Global News - CA

Anti-racism demonstrators overshadow planned alt-right rally at Vancouver City Hall

In the end, the organizers of a planned anti-Islam' rally Saturday in Vancouver only spurred a celebration of diversity, anti-fascism and tolerance of Islam so massive it spilled onto the streets outside Vancouver City Hall and shut down a nearby street.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Americans set for midday eclipse on Monday

SEATTLE - Millions of Americans are converging on a narrow corridor stretching from Oregon to South Carolina to watch the moon blot out the midday sun Monday.

- BangkokPost - TH

'Deadpool 2' stuntwoman's death a 'freak low-speed accident'

"Deadpool 2" stuntwoman Joi SJ Harris death was a freak low-speed accident, a preliminary investigation has suggested.Harris was killed in a motorcycle crash on August 15 on the Vancouver set of the movie, starring actor Ryan Reynolds in the lead.Deadline obtained an investigation report by WorkSafeBC, British Columbias ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

From Camp Lewis to JBLM: With origins in World War I, base celebrates its centennial

Almost exactly 100 years ago, officers began to converge on the brand new Camp Lewis, just south of Tacoma, to form the 91st Division. Soon after arriving in their new home, they would prepare to head to France to serve in the last part of World War I.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Message of love, tolerance spread at anti-racism rally in Vancouver

Thousands of people have joined a protest against racism and hate at Vancouver's city hall.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

'Liberal Slaves': Alex Jones Responds After Seattle Police Throws Major Shade At Him

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- Mediaite - US

Jay-Z slams Kanye West for his infamous concert rant: 'You crossed the limit'

The 39-year-old Life of Pablo rapper slammed Jay-Z during his Seattle concert in October.

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Injury mars victory for Seattle

Just when the Seattle Seahawks were getting settled on their shaky offensive line, it's once again their biggest question with the regular season approaching.Russell Wilson ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Too hot to handle: Aaron Rodgers' ex Olivia Munn flashes underwear in mini dress

The actress is filming for her upcoming project Buddy Games, in Vancouver, Canada.

- - UK

Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

SEATTLE — Michael Bennett was alone in sitting. He wasn't alone in support from his teammates.

- Billings Gazette - US

How to visit Stotan Falls, BC

Chasing waterfalls all the way to Vancouver Island!

- Matador Network - US

'Deadpool 2' Crash: Details Emerge In Death Of Stuntwoman Joi Harris

EXCLUSIVE: A preliminary investigation into the accident that took the life of stuntwoman Joi “SJ” Harris this week on the Vancouver set of the Ryan Reynolds-starring Deadpool 2 suggests that the stunt might not have been all that difficult and that her death was the result of a freak low-speed accident. An ...

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Coast Guard divers return to Arctic, with assist from Navy

After 11 years and some big changes, the Coast Guard is diving in the Arctic again, with an assist from the Navy. Dive capabilities were recently re-established aboard the Seattle-based Healy.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Antifa Declares: 'F**k Your F***ing Constitution, We're Here to Punch Nazis'

An unmasked Antifa member was caught on video in Seattle, Washington, going off on a group of leftists because they refused to engage in violence.

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Canadian killed in Barcelona terror attack was father of a Vancouver police officer

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that in addition to Ian Moore Wilson being killed, four other Canadians were injured in the terrorist attack

- National Post - CA

Seattle PD Trolls Alex Jones: 'As Far as We Know, That Could Be an Actor'

Friday morning, Alex Jones had an entire thermos of coffee dumped on him by a man with whom he had a verbal confrontation with on the streets of Seattle.

- Mediaite - US

Seahawks DE Bennett sits again during national anthem

SEATTLE — Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem for the second straight game of the preseason.

- Billings Gazette - US

Geribaldi ramps up exploration effort at Nickel Mountain

TSX-V-listed Garibaldi Resources is stepping up its exploration efforts at its flagship Nickel Mountain base metals project, in northwest British Columbia's prolific Eskay Camp. The Vancouver-based company advised on Friday that crews, including Full Force Drilling based in Peachland, British Columbia, have mobilised to ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Rye Patch buys more haulage trucks for Florida Canyon

Canadian precious metals junior Rye Patch Gold has secured financing to buy four more haul trucks for its Florida Canyon mine, in Nevada. The Vancouver-based company announced on Friday that it will add four Caterpillar 785C haul trucks for a total of $3.67-million dollars, growing the Florida Canyon truck fleet to ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Karachi, Dhaka among worst liveable cities in world, reveals survey

, August 19 : Pakistan's Karachi city and Bangladesh's capital city Dhaka have been named among the least liveable cities of the world, a survey.According to Global Liveability Report compiled by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Karachi maintains its 134th rank in the listing of 140 cities, only managing to fare better than ...

- Sify - IN

How to be more productive in the morning — even if you're not a morning person

Jason Redmond/ReutersIs your morning a series of bad decisions that could be hurting your career? Hitting the snooze button. Checking Facebook supine. Rushing to work, only to spend the first few hours responding to emails. Before you know it, it's noon, and you're not sure what you accomplished. Even if you're not a ...

- Business Insider - US

Can We All Agree That Plastic Straws Are Totally Unnecessary?

With a Strawless September campaign in Seattle, local businesses will swap out plastic straws for sustainable paper options–and just encourage customers to say, 'no, thanks.' We suck. Some of us suck more than others, but really, we all do, or have at sometime.Read Full Story

- Fast Company - US

In Defense of Lenin Statues and Canyon of Heroes Plaques

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has called for the removal of the Vladimir Lenin statue in the neighborhood of Fremont. In New York City, Mayor Bill de Blasio has launched a 90-day review of "all symbols of hate on city property"; his eyes seem to have settled on a plaque commemorating Philippe Pétain, the Nazi-aligned leader of ...

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Seattle Bans Landlords from Running Criminal Background Checks

A textbook case of good intentions gone awry

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From bikeshare failure to industry leader in five months

Not long after shutting down its bikeshare, Seattle hosts three thriving, innovative companies.

- CNNMoney - US

WATCH: Seattle local dumps hot coffee on ranting Alex Jones

Prominent right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones had a cup of coffee dumped on him Friday while filming a rant on the streets of downtown Seattle. While clamoring about “globalist economic warfare” a passerby gave Jones the middle finger and hilarity ensured when Jones chased the man ...

- The Raw Story - US

Seattle mayor requests removal of Lenin, Confederate statues – media

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray expressed his displeasure in a Confederate statue Lake View Cemetery. On Thursday, he officially asked for its removal. That and the removal of the Lenin statue in Fremont, according to MYNorthwest.


Vancouver's West End residents brace for sharp increase in parking permit costs

West End residents who were expecting to pay only $78 are in for some sticker shock.

- Global News - CA

Animal rights groups seek intervenor status in Vancouver Aquarium's attempt to overturn cetacean ban

Two animal rights groups have filed for intervenor status in the Vancouver Aquarium's bid to overturn the Vancouver Park Board's cetacean ban.

- Global News - CA

Science-loving sisters will work with NASA during total solar eclipse

Two sisters from Seattle, Washington, are turning their family science project into the opportunity of a lifetime: working with NASA during the historic total solar eclipse. Rebecca and Kimberly Yeung are participating in NASA's Eclipse Ballooning project in conjunction with the University of Montana on Aug. 21. Rebecca, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Starbucks founder decries violence after Charlottesville

SEATTLE " Starbucks founder and chairman Howard Schultz has told employees that bigotry, hatred and senseless acts of violence against "people who are not white" cannot stand.The comments follow last weekend's deadly violence...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Twin Peaks actor on attempted murder charge after baseball bat attack on girlfriend

Jeremy Lindholm arrested in Spokane, Washington.

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Hopkins is first female baseball scout in more than 50 years

SEATTLE — Nearly two years ago, Amanda Hopkins' phone rang. It was a call she dreamt of receiving, one that broke barriers and made her a part of baseball history.

- Billings Gazette - US

Shania Twain announces 'Now' tour for 2018

Shania Twain is to kick off a North American concert tour to support her upcoming album "Now" on May 3 in Tacoma, Wash.

- UPI - US

Why the foreign buyers tax isn't making Vancouver more affordable

Opinion: The lesson, one year into Vancouver's foreign buyers tax, is that real-estate supply may actually be the city's biggest problem The post Why the foreign buyers tax isn't making Vancouver more affordable appeared first on

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Police sound alarm after four women assaulted on Vancouver seawall

Vancouver police are sounding the alarm about a series of recent sexual assaults that have occurred along the Vancouver seawall and are appealing to the public for help to identify the man responsible.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Starbucks chairman questions country's 'moral fiber'

Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz says the events surrounding a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend have put the "moral fiber" of the country in question. Schultz said at an employee forum in Seattle on Tuesday that he has "profound concern about the lack of character,...

- Chicago Tribune - US