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# seattle - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber
# Seattle
From The Daily Edge
# Seattle

Bus passengers join together to overpower armed robber

Dec 19th 2013, 6:00 PM 29,850 Views 60 Comments

The assailant produced a gun and attempted to rob people on a Seattle bus.

# seattle - Saturday 7 December, 2013

US man who wore threadbare clothes leaves secret fortune to charity
# Give It Away
# Give It Away

US man who wore threadbare clothes leaves secret fortune to charity

Dec 7th 2013, 5:00 PM 29,138 Views 24 Comments

Jack MacDonald, who left $188 million to three institutions after his death at the age of 98, was known for cutting out money-off vouchers and wearing jumpers with holes in them.

# seattle - Friday 29 November, 2013

Terrifying video of hanging Christmas lights 600ft off the ground
# Ho Ho Heights
From The Daily Edge
# Ho Ho Heights

Terrifying video of hanging Christmas lights 600ft off the ground

Nov 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,785 Views 0 Comments

Don’t look down.

# seattle - Monday 30 September, 2013

Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today
# Italy
# Italy

Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today

Sep 30th 2013, 8:08 AM 10,831 Views 51 Comments

But Knox herself is not returning to Italy, saying: “I was depicted as a young, unscrupulous liar. A sex fiend, a murderess. I’m not coming back.”

# seattle - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Knox: 'I was already imprisoned as an innocent person in Italy'
# Trial
# Trial

Knox: 'I was already imprisoned as an innocent person in Italy'

Sep 21st 2013, 12:15 PM 18,958 Views 53 Comments

Amanda Knox defends her decision not to return to Italy for a new appeals trial.

# seattle - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ
# Big Fish Closure
# Big Fish Closure

89 jobs in jeopardy in Cork as Big Fish Games closes Europe HQ

Aug 21st 2013, 10:26 PM 10,094 Views 26 Comments

The company has announced a global restructuring process, and has entered into a 30-day consultation period with staff.

# seattle - Monday 19 August, 2013

Police hand out Doritos at marijuana festival in Seattle
# Munchies
From The Daily Edge
# Munchies

Police hand out Doritos at marijuana festival in Seattle

Aug 19th 2013, 9:24 AM 26,701 Views 80 Comments

Operation Orange Fingers.

# seattle - Monday 22 April, 2013

At least five dead in shooting at apartment complex outside Seattle
# Seattle
# Seattle

At least five dead in shooting at apartment complex outside Seattle

Apr 22nd 2013, 10:06 AM 11,434 Views 69 Comments

A suspect is among the dead, having been shot by police officers arriving at the scene.

# seattle - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

Easter egg hunt sparks bloody fight between mums
# Cracked
From The Daily Edge
# Cracked

Easter egg hunt sparks bloody fight between mums

Apr 2nd 2013, 10:05 AM 22,328 Views 29 Comments

This is not an April fool. One got a nosebleed.

# seattle - Tuesday 26 March, 2013

Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox
# Meredith Kercher
# Meredith Kercher

Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox

Mar 26th 2013, 9:42 AM 20,868 Views 87 Comments

Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted on appeal in 2011 for the killing of Meredith Kercher – but now face a retrial.

# seattle - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues
# Westside
# Westside

Taoiseach visiting Silicon Valley, San Francisco and Seattle as US trip continues

Mar 21st 2013, 12:07 PM 4,066 Views 46 Comments

The west coast trip is part of his St Patrick’s Day programme.

# seattle - Monday 10 December, 2012

Washington State becomes latest US state to allow same sex marriage
# Gay Marriage
# Gay Marriage

Washington State becomes latest US state to allow same sex marriage

Dec 10th 2012, 8:19 AM 3,599 Views 20 Comments

Hundreds of couples flocked to get married in the northwest state of Washington yesterday – the first day possible following a referendum in November.

# seattle - Monday 12 November, 2012

Afghanistan massacre: survivors find hope for justice in video testimony
# Massacre
# Massacre

Afghanistan massacre: survivors find hope for justice in video testimony

Nov 12th 2012, 5:49 PM 5,148 Views 12 Comments

US Staff Sgt Robert Bales is accused of slipping away from his remote camp in Afghanistan last March and massacring 16 civilians – including nine children.

# seattle - Thursday 27 September, 2012

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

The YouTube Top 10: Because Ryle Nugent impressions are even better than the real thing

Sep 27th 2012, 12:30 PM 2,195 Views 2 Comments

Also featuring a hilarious parody mocking the NFL refs.

# seattle - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Flawless in Seattle: Felix Hernandez tosses perfect game for Mariners
# Perfecto
From The42
# Perfecto

Flawless in Seattle: Felix Hernandez tosses perfect game for Mariners

Aug 16th 2012, 9:12 AM 334 Views 0 Comments

It’s only the 23rd in baseball history and the first for Seattle. Pretty good then.

# seattle - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Border agents bust Seattle pair... for smuggling Kinder Surprise eggs
# Egg On Their Faces
# Egg On Their Faces

Border agents bust Seattle pair... for smuggling Kinder Surprise eggs

Jul 18th 2012, 10:07 PM 14,952 Views 37 Comments

The two men had not realised the eggs-with-toys are illegal in the US because of the risk of infants choking on them.

# seattle - Friday 11 May, 2012

NFL star gets career boost after losing four stone on vegan diet
# No Pigskin
From The42
# No Pigskin

NFL star gets career boost after losing four stone on vegan diet

May 11th 2012, 2:04 PM 371 Views 0 Comments

Deuce Lutui from Tonga has changed to ‘a mostly animal-free’ eating regime and loving life at the Seattle Seahawks.

# seattle - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out
# Pupil Of The Month
# Pupil Of The Month

VIDEO: 13-year-old boy saves school bus as driver passes out

Apr 11th 2012, 8:47 AM 6,474 Views 16 Comments

Quick-thinking pupil Jeremy Wuitschick managed to guide the bus to a stop – as this clip shows…

# seattle - Monday 12 March, 2012

Girl, 7, dies after being shot by sibling
# Child Shooting
# Child Shooting

Girl, 7, dies after being shot by sibling

Mar 12th 2012, 9:07 AM 4,356 Views 6 Comments

The children discovered a gun in their policeman father’s van on Saturday.

# seattle - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Nine-year-old facing charges over US school shooting
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Nine-year-old facing charges over US school shooting

Feb 23rd 2012, 10:05 PM 5,962 Views 32 Comments

Amina Kocer-Bowman, 8, remains in critical condition today after being shot in the abdomen yesterday.

Girl, 8, seriously injured in Washington school shooting
# School Shooting
# School Shooting

Girl, 8, seriously injured in Washington school shooting

Feb 23rd 2012, 2:45 PM 2,195 Views 3 Comments

Police say that the girl was apparently accidentally shot by a classmate yesterday afternoon.

# seattle - Tuesday 29 November, 2011

Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later
# Atonement
From The Daily Edge
# Atonement

Man returns cash stolen from US store - 60 years later

Nov 29th 2011, 2:37 PM 4,446 Views 9 Comments

The store manager says an elderly man left $100 and a note explaining that he wanted to return funds he claims he stole from the shop in the 1940s.

# seattle - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

84-year-old woman pepper-sprayed at Occupy Seattle protest
# Occupy
# Occupy

84-year-old woman pepper-sprayed at Occupy Seattle protest

Nov 16th 2011, 7:33 PM 5,609 Views 46 Comments

Dorli Rainey, 84, says she won’t stop demonstrating despite being pepper-sprayed and almost trampled in protests supporting Seattle’s Occupy movement.

# seattle - Friday 14 October, 2011

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court
# Superhero
From The Daily Edge
# Superhero

Photos, video: Seattle 'Superhero' Phoenix Jones in court

Oct 14th 2011, 10:48 AM 1,803 Views 16 Comments

Self-styled crime fighter Phoenix Jones, aka Ben Fodor, was in court over allegedly assaulting several people in a pepper spray incident earlier this month.