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Chinese President Xi Jinping trades football for hardball political negotiations

Sep 24, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping trades football for hardball political negotiations

Chinese President Xi Jinping departs Washington state Thursday for the other Washington, where tougher discussions on cybersecurity, intellectual property protections and human rights await. #China #NewsTracker #Washington #Seattle #Xi Jinping #Chinese president
Wow! This US CEO took a 90% pay cut to give lowest-paid staff a huge raise

Apr 16, 2015

Wow! This US CEO took a 90% pay cut to give lowest-paid staff a huge raise

CEO Dan Price took a 90 per cent pay cut and slashed his company's profits just so that he could give his employees a raise. Price, who heads the Seattle payment processing firm Gravity Payments that he founded, has pledged to make sure all of his staffers make at least $70,000 annually in the next three years. #Seattle #Dan Price #Phillip Akhavan #Nydelis Ortiz #Gravity Payments
For those who really want to know: Five quick facts about Super Bowl 49

Jan 30, 2015

For those who really want to know: Five quick facts about Super Bowl 49

The NFL championship game pits the AFC champion New England Patriots against the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks. #SportsTracker #New England Patriots #Super Bowl #Seattle Seahawks #Super Bowl 49
Ex-Amazon Indian-American employee pulls an Anna Hazare outside its Seattle HQ

Nov 26, 2014

Ex-Amazon Indian-American employee pulls an Anna Hazare outside its Seattle HQ

Kivin Vargheseis, a former employee of American e-commerce giant Amazon, on Tuesday began a hunger strike outside the company's office in Seattle, Washington, after his three-week protest against the company's 'poor employee treatment, low ethical standards, and an abysmal environmental record' fell on deaf ears. #Amazon #Seattle #Jeff Bezos #Kivin Vargheseis
Gunman opens fire in Seattle university, one dead, three injured

Jun 06, 2014

Gunman opens fire in Seattle university, one dead, three injured

A lone gunman armed with a shotgun and knife opened fire on Thursday in a building at a small Seattle university, fatally wounding one person. #NewsTracker #Seattle #gunman #shootout #Seattle Pacific University #World
Drogba could leave Galatasaray for Seattle or New York in MLS

Feb 20, 2014

Drogba could leave Galatasaray for Seattle or New York in MLS

After being signed on a free transfer from China's Shanghai Shenhua in January 2013, Drogba has quickly gained popularity at Galatasaray. #Chelsea #football #KickingAround #Didier Drogba #MLS #Galatasaray #Seattle Sounders
Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle

Feb 13, 2014

Ice Age mammoth tusk discovered by construction workers in Seattle

Construction workers digging in a Seattle neighborhood have found the curved tusk of a mammoth, an ancient elephant relative that inhabited North America at least 10,000 years ago during the Ice Age. #Archaeology #Fossils #Mammoth #Seattle #Ice Age #Pleistocene epoch #South Lake Union #paleontologists #Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture #tusk #Seattle construction site
Wanted to become a journalist when I was 18 Meg Ryan

Feb 11, 2014

Wanted to become a journalist when I was 18 Meg Ryan

Actress Meg Ryan says she dreamt of becoming a journalist in her teens and turned to acting only to finance her college fees. #NewsTracker #Meg Ryan #Sleepless in Seattle #When Harry Met Sally... #City of Angels