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Seattle: City in Washington, United States
Seattle is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2019, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.98 million, and ranks as the 15th-largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle was again the fastest-growing major U.S. city, with a 3.1% annual growth rate.

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Washington To Ban "CHOP ZONES" [Video]

Washington To Ban "CHOP ZONES"

Seattle's CHOP/CHAZ police free zone was a disaster. The area was meant to bring in another "summer of love." Instead, violence, drug use, rapes, murders, and shooting ran rampant. State Senator Steve..

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Unhinged Seattle Protestors Over Bizarre Conspiracy Theories Over Facts [Video]

Unhinged Seattle Protestors Over Bizarre Conspiracy Theories Over Facts

Seattle's CHOP was a police free zone in the heart of the city. It was plagued with violence, lawlessness, rapes, assault, drug use, and other felonies. It was plagued with violence, lawlessness,..

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Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon [Video]

Walmart's Amazon Prime Rival May Launch Soon

Walmart is reportedly set to launch Walmart+ ...the company’s answer to Amazon Prime. Walmart + will go live later in July, after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its initial springtime launch. A..

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How The CHAZ Failed So Spectacularly [Video]

How The CHAZ Failed So Spectacularly

Seattle's Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ) is gone. It was created in the wake of nation wide protests against police brutality. Business Insider says CHAZ was set up along several blocks. It..

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One Seattle Protester Dead, One In ICU After Being Mown Down By Driver [Video]

One Seattle Protester Dead, One In ICU After Being Mown Down By Driver

A young woman is dead after being hit by a man who drove his car onto a closed Seattle freeway and into a crowd protesting police brutality. Summer Taylor, 24, of Seattle, died Saturday evening at..

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Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone [Video]

Police Clear 'Lawless' Seattle Zone

Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) area was taken over by protesters after the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Cops were kept out of the area. The mayor of Seattle, Jenny Durkan, said the area..

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Seattle Police Shut Down 'Lawless' Protest Zone [Video]

Seattle Police Shut Down 'Lawless' Protest Zone

On Wednesday, Seattle police turned out in force at dawn in the city’s “occupied” protest zone. Associated Press reports that Seattle mayor ordered the space cleared following two recent fatal..

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Seattle Demanded Essential Workers Get Hazard Pay. So Instacart Sued. [Video]

Seattle Demanded Essential Workers Get Hazard Pay. So Instacart Sued.

The City of Seattle recently imposed 'premium pay' regulations for gig workers delivering groceries during the ongoing pandemic. Now, the city is being sued by Instacart, as well as the Washington Food..

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Seattle police clear out 'lawless' protest zone [Video]

Seattle police clear out 'lawless' protest zone

[NFA] Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city's police chief derided as "lawless and brutal." Jillian Kitchener has more.

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Seattle to Reclaim Police-Free Autonomous Zone [Video]

Seattle to Reclaim Police-Free Autonomous Zone

Mayor Jenny Durkan told protestors at the Capitol Hill Organized Protest (CHOP) that "it's time for people to go home".

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Seattle to dismantle protest zone after shootings [Video]

Seattle to dismantle protest zone after shootings

Demonstrators took over a six-block swath of the city, dubbed the Capitol Hill Organized Protest zone, in early June after cops withdrew from a precinct amid demonstrations against police brutality...

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Seattle Mayor Will Shut Down Cop Free Zone [Video]

Seattle Mayor Will Shut Down Cop Free Zone

On Monday, Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan said the police were to reestablish a presence in the area known as the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone. The CHAZ was set up in the wake of protests surrounding the..

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Seattle Protest Zone Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured [Video]

Seattle Protest Zone Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Newser reports one person is dead and another critically injured, following a shooting in Seattle’s protest zone. Law enforcement says the pre-dawn shooting on Saturday took place in the area known..

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Trump threatens protesters ahead of Tulsa rally [Video]

Trump threatens protesters ahead of Tulsa rally

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday warned protesters that they would face a 'different scene' at his weekend re-election rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma, a threat that his campaign later said was not..

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4 Questions About Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone: Answered [Video]

4 Questions About Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone: Answered

Recently, a group of peaceful protesters cornered off several city blocks in Seattle, Washington, and declared it the Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ).

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Trump: Joe Biden is 'not all there' [Video]

Trump: Joe Biden is 'not all there'

Donald Trump has weighed in on several topics in a rambling TV interview, including Democrat rival Joe Biden's mental health. Mr Trump also renewed a threat of federal intervention against race..

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Pentagon war games included squashing domestic insurrection by young activists: report [Video]

Pentagon war games included squashing domestic insurrection by young activists: report

The Pentagon conducted a war game in 2018 that pitted armed forces against a youth uprising dubbed Zbellion.

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Seattle mayor slams Trump's threat to send military [Video]

Seattle mayor slams Trump's threat to send military

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan said Thursday U.S. President Donald Trump's threat to send military into the city to clear protesters would be illegal and unconstitutional. Gloria Tso reports.

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Analysis: COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted Via An Extremely Unappetizing Route [Video]

Analysis: COVID-19 Can Be Transmitted Via An Extremely Unappetizing Route

Twelve percent of people diagnosed with the novel coronavirus COVID-19 develop diarrhea, nausea, or vomiting. Now, UPI reports a new analysis says these symptoms may be a key driver of the spread of..

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GRAPHIC: Man drives car into Seattle protesters, shoots bystander: police [Video]

GRAPHIC: Man drives car into Seattle protesters, shoots bystander: police

PLEASE NOTE: CONTAINS GRAPHIC VIDEO. Eyewitness video showed a man driving his car into a crowd of protesters in Seattle on Sunday (June 7), apparently shooting and wounding a demonstrator who..

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Seattle police use flash bangs to move protesters on street [Video]

Seattle police use flash bangs to move protesters on street

Some protesters stood their ground as Seattle police tried to move them down the street on Saturday using flash bangs, following a large peaceful demonstration against racism and police brutality..

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Police deploy gas canisters, fire crackers into Seattle crowd [Video]

Police deploy gas canisters, fire crackers into Seattle crowd

CONTAINS PROFANITY. A video posted on social media on Tuesday showed a tense stand-off between authorities and protesters in Seattle as gas canisters and fire crackers were deployed into the crowd.

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Indiana protester struck by vehicle at 'peaceful' rally, just days after deadly ramming incident in Seattle

A rally to support a Bloomington man who said he was assaulted and threatened with a noose was ending when a vehicle drove into a woman on Monday.
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Amtrak cuts back service, suspect in deadly Seattle crash due in court: 5 things to know Monday

Amtrak cuts back services between New York and Florida, the suspect in the deadly car crash during a protest against police brutality in Seattle is due in court and more news you need to know Monday.
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