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United Airlines Settles With Doctor Who Was Bloodied & Dragged Off Flight

45 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

The airline's CEO "said he was going to do the right thing, and he has," said Dr. David Dao's attorney. [ more › ]

Looking Back to a Time When Canadians Wanted Black Immigrants Banned

45 minutes agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Donald Willard Moore devoted his life to fighting for the rights of immigrants, Black Canadians, and the dream of multiculturalism. Now and Then explores the stories behind Toronto’s historical plaques and monuments. Donald Willard Moore, the man who became known as “Uncle Don,” was born on November 2, 1891, at Lodge Hill, St. Show More Summary

Most New York GOP lawmakers want to protect valuable tax deduction

A majority of the state's Republican members of Congress vowed to protect a popular tax deduction that's slated for elimination under President Donald Trump's proposed tax overhaul. The deduction... To view the full story, click the title link.

The “Jackson Street Workers Mural” Will Be Unveiled April 30

49 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In mural work, say the artists, your white wall is the sky. by Amber Cortes The Jackson Street Worker's Mural being installed. The official public unveiling happens April 30. AMBER CORTES There’s a new public art mural on the block (at...Show More Summary

Judge Leon should relinquish control over the Purple Line

Enough time has been wasted over the past eight months since U.S. District Judge Richard J. Leon frivolously brought the Purple Line rail project to an abrupt halt. Leon’s decision to freeze federal funding on the Purple Line was an economically damaging move that stopped this multibillion-dollar transportation and job-saving solution from moving forward. This […]

Photos: A Taste Of What's New This Spring At Smorgasburg LA

49 minutes agoUnited States / Los Angeles : LAist

From oysters to bone broth, there's something for everyone. [ more › ]

Marshawn Lynch's Oakland Store Denies Rumor Of Raiders Block Party With E-40, Michael B. Jordan

Beast Mode Apparel says there's no party, but they are open for business. [ more › ]

Fogo de Chão Opens in May; Adana Chef Moves to ‘Iron Chef’ Round 3

A roundup of Seattle news bites April 27, 2017 BELLEVUE—Fogo de Chão, the international chain of Southern Brazilian steakhouses, opens its first Washington location in the Lincoln Square Expansion (440 Bellevue Way NE) at 11 a.m. on Sunday, May 14. Show More Summary

Central District’s Tiny Dorothea Coffee Is Moving On Up

The microroastery is closing its cafe to reopen in a bigger space A hidden gem in the Central District, microroastery and cafe Dorothea Coffee, is closing its cafe on Jackson Street after service on May 7. But if you’ve come to love the expertly selected and lovingly roasted single-origin pour-overs, don’t despair. Show More Summary

Violence erupts as protesters storm Macedonia parliament

Macedonia's opposition leader was among at least 10 people injured in parliament Thursday after protesters stormed the building following an allegedly unfair vote for a parliamentary speaker, witnesses and local media reported. An AFP...Show More Summary

Russian opposition leader Navalny hospitalised

Russian President Vladimir Putin's principal opponent Alexei Navalny was briefly hospitalised Thursday after being hit in the eye by green dye that he said had damaged his cornea. "Shrek 2: now one-eyed," he wrote on his blog alongside a picture showing his face spattered and one eye half-shut. Show More Summary

Mayor Murray Amends Soda Tax Pitch, Now Says It Should Cover Diet Drinks

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Soon after Mayor Ed Murray unveiled the details of his soda tax proposal at City Hall today, a group of opponents held their own press conference to raise concerns about the tax. JUSTIN SULLIVAN/GETTY Mayor Ed Murray...Show More Summary

Arkansas set to carry out final execution before drug expires

Arkansas was set to execute another inmate on Thursday, the last in a series of lethal injections that the state has squeezed into a compressed timeline, even as the daughter of one of his victims appealed for clemency. A plan by the...Show More Summary

View Art Zone's Profile of Record-Collecting Maniac Mike Nipper

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Seattle's reigning vinyl court jester. This week, The Seattle Channel spotlighted legendary record collector/Emerald City Soul Club DJ/Stranger receptionist for life Mike Nipper on its Art Zone program, and it is sexy.Show More Summary

Thousands of revellers celebrate Dutch king's 50th birthday

Hundreds of thousands of Dutch citizens on Thursday celebrated the 50th birthday of King Willem-Alexander with shows, parties and street sales with many sporting quirky outfits and hats in the national colour orange. The beaming monarch...Show More Summary

Fatal police shooting of Sunnyvale bipolar man deemed appropriate

Three Sunnyvale police officers who shot and killed a mentally ill man armed with a knife two years ago were justified in their use of lethal force, the Santa Clara County district attorney has found. A report released Thursday by the district attorney’s office said the officers responding to an alleged sexual assault Nov. Show More Summary

Video: Salma Hayek Translates Mexican Slang

Hayek stars in the new movie "How to Be a Latin Lover," and translates such phrases as "Que pedo?" and "Eso que ni que." [ more › ]

Alex Seidel Launches Carbonara Pizza at Pizzeria Locale

All the best things combined in one pie Chef Alex Seidel, owner of the decade old staple Fruition and three year old Mercantile Dining and Provision, collaborated with Lachlan Patterson of Frasca and Pizzeria Locale on a special pizza project. Show More Summary

Russia: Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team banned news outlets from events

Russia accuses French presidential candidate of discrimination after spokesman confirmed Sputnik news agency and RT TV channel were denied access Russia has accused French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign team of discriminating...Show More Summary

20 Excellent Margaritas in Austin

Frozen or on the rocks Margaritas are truly the unofficial drink of the Austin, the perfect tequila cocktail that is ideal for outdoor drinking, tacos, and queso. Learn all about the history of the cocktail (tequila, orange liqueur,Show More Summary

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