Amazon is set to hire new workers as it leases more real estate in Washington state Amazon announced plans to hire more workers in the coming years as it expands its footprint in a Seattle suburb. In 2019, the e-commerce giant began work on a new 43-story tower in Bellevue, Washington. The glitzy project would create 15,000 jobs, Amazon said at the time. On Friday, Amazon said it added even more projected jobs to that number as it secured an additional two million square feet of office space. In total, Amazon plans to bring 10,000 more jobs to Bellevue in the next few years.
Minnesota National Guard activated after George Floyd ex-cop released, demonstrators gather in Minneapolis The Minnesota National Guard has been activated "out of an abundance" of caution, officials said Wednesday, following the release of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin from a correctional facility. “Out of an abundance of caution for the safety of Minnesotans, we have asked the Minnesota National Guard to prepare to assist in keeping the peace,” Gov. Tim Walz said. About 100 soldiers will be activated in addition to another 100 state troopers and 75 conservation officers with the state Department of Natural Resources. NFL Week 13 Power Rankings: Seahawks, Packers storm back into top 5 The Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers made their way back into the top five in the latest NFL power rankings. Quarterback Russell Wilson completed 22 of 31 passes for 230 yards and one touchdown, and wide receiver DK Metcalf hauled in 10 receptions for 177 yards for the Seahawks in a 23-17 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles on Monday Night Football. With the win, the Seahawks improved to 8-3 and regained control of the NFC West. On the other hand, the Packers were led by quarterback Aaron Rodgers, who threw for 211 yards and four touchdowns in a dominating 41-25 win over the Chicago Bears.
Their siblings were killed by police. Now these Black women are demanding justice. The parents of Botham Jean spoke out about the indictment of police officer, Amber Guyger, who was arrested for shooting their son in his own apartment in Dallas. USA TODAY The phone lit up around 5 p.m. Allisa Charles-Findley knew it was her younger brother calling for their daily chat. Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced endorses Trump re-election bid Political experts in Florida believe the state's Puerto Rican voters could play a pivotal role in deciding Republican Puerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vázquez Garced endorsed President Trump’s re-election bid on Tuesday, weeks after the White House announced an aid package meant to boost the island’s efforts to rebuild its infrastructure following Hurricane Maria. “I ask all Puerto Ricans who are listening to go vote,” Vázquez Garced said during an interview with Telemundo on Monday. “They have to go to vote, exercise their right to vote and evaluate who has represented being a person who thinks about Puerto Ricans and their needs at the most difficult moment.
Biden introduces economic team, telling Americans "help is on the way" Washington — President-elect Joe Biden formally introduced Tuesday the officials who will lead his economic team, which is poised to take the helm of the federal government as the nation grapples with the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic. Joined in Wilmington, Delaware, by each of the six future nominees and appointees as well as Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Mr. Biden heralded his new team as "ground-breaking Americans who come from different backgrounds, but share my core vision for economic relief." "A first-rate team that's going to get us through this ongoing economic crisis and help us build the economy back, not just build it back, but build it back better than before," he said. Mr.
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Grieving mother scammed out of $2,400 trying to buy puppy to cope with daughter's death Washington resident Jeanne Dixon was grieving the death of her 19-year-old daughter when scammers posing as a dog breeder used her sadness to extort her for thousands of dollars. Complaints about pet scams have roughly doubled from last year, according to a new Better Business Bureau report, and Americans have lost more than $2 million. Scammers are taking advantage of people who are lonely or desperate, causing not only financial losses but real heartbreak. Dixon, one of the numerous Americans who fell in the unfortunate trap, was seeking a canine companion to help cope with the loss of 19-year-old Charlene, who died after a knee surgery in 2019.
A house divided: As millions of Americans face evictions, others buy dream homes during COVID-19 The federal government CARES Act and various cities and banks are offering relief. Here's what you should know. USA TODAY Brandi Gee has been living in a Georgia hotel with her son for nearly three months after losing her job and her rental home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Las Vegas mass shooting: A judge has approved a $800 million settlement for the 2017 victims - CNN After months of negotiations, all sides in a class action lawsuit against the owner of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas agreed to the settlement, plaintiffs' attorney Robert Eglet told CNN by phone. There is a 30 day period of appeal for the settlement, Eglet said. "We are hopeful it will be completed in a manner that we will be able to disperse the victims' funds before the end of the year."
Oregon governor urges residents to 'uninvite' family for Thanksgiving Oregon Gov. Kate Brown is calling on residents in the state to 'uninvite' their loved ones from gatherings over the Thanksgiving holiday. "This is hard, but making difficult sacrifices now will save lives," Brown tweeted. "This Thanksgiving, keep it small. Uninvite them." Along with the message was a 30-second video suggesting who people should uninvite, including 'your new boyfriend', 'your drunken uncle', ' your argumentative aunt', 'your bragging brother' and 'your vegan niece.'
Trump mocks Biden for mask-wearing, dismisses health questions in Pennsylvania rally President Trump suggested that voters in North Carolina should test the state's election system by voting once by mail, then a second time in person. USA TODAY WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump dismissed questions about his own health and mocked his Democratic opponent for wearing a mask in a freewheeling rally Thursday in Pennsylvania that came as polls show a tightening race. For a second day, Trump dismissed questions about an unscheduled visit he made to Walter Reed Medical Center in November, brushing aside a report about the visit as a conspiracy concocted by critics. Trump, Biden get nasty in first presidential debate Good morning and welcome to Fox News First. Here's what you need to know as you start your day ... Trump, Biden get nasty in first presidential debatePresident Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden held a fiery first presidential debate Tuesday night, sparring over everything from the Supreme Court nomination, coronavirus and Biden's sons, with moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News admonishing Trump several times for interrupting and deploring both candidates to let the other speak. The first of three scheduled showdowns between Trump, 74, and Biden, 77, devolved into attacks on Hunter Biden, smarts and schoolyard name-calling. As Trump went on offense, Biden tried to shut him down by calling the president a "clown" and a "liar."