Attorneys have been arguing over the visit made by a forensic psychiatrist to the detention center where Ramos was held. Court papers say he interviewed numerous witnesses at the facility to prepare for the trial, which will determine whether Ramos was criminally sane during the murders. … [Read more...] about Sanity trial in newspaper shooting postponed amid pandemic
Walking alone on an empty Manhattan street in May, a friend of mine was startled by a woman yelling down from her window: “Where’s your mask, bitch?” (Her mask was in her hand. She had removed it since there was no one anywhere in sight.) Who knows what the woman in the window was like before the pandemic. Maybe that kind of thing wasn't out of character. But it's also possible that before spending months in lockdown, she wasn't in the habit of yelling out her window at unsuspecting passersby. … [Read more...] about Why Did a Major Newspaper Get a Random Woman Fired?
Police could not be immediately reached for comment and a Sendai government official said inquiries were still proceeding, with both the size of the object and its origin, as well as its function, undetermined. No move had been made to retrieve it as of late afternoon. … [Read more...] about Balloon-like object in Japanese sky sets Twitter afire with talk of UFOs, Godzilla
SoftBank Corp's humanoid robots Pepper and Boston Dynamics' robots SPOT in baseball uniforms cheer the team next to empty spectator seats at a baseball game between SoftBank Hawks and Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles as Nippon Professional Baseball league behind closed doors due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Fukuoka, Japan in this photo taken by Kyodo July 7, 2020. Picture taken July 7, 2020. Mandatory credit Kyodo/via REUTERS … [Read more...] about Dancing robots replace fans at Japanese baseball game
Yomiuri Giants cheerleaders talk to a fan, Futaba Tsuchiya, on a monitor during their game against Hiroshima Toyo Carp, held without spectators due to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo, Japan June 23, 2020. REUTERS/Jack Tarrant … [Read more...] about Japanese baseball fan enters empty stadium via robot