Miami cops say SWAT member was aiming for autism patient not therapist; warning about toy said ignored
The North Miami police officer who shot and wounded an unarmed black mental health worker earlier this week was actually aiming at the man’s autistic patient and trying to protect the worker, the head of Miami-Dade County’s police union said. John Rivera, who runs the Miami Police Benevolent Association, told reporters Thursday that the officer, […]
Yoshitomo Tsutsugo might not have gotten a chance to win the game in the 10th, but he wasn’t going to be denied in the 12th. The red-hot Yokohama BayStars slugger hit a sayonara home run in the bottom of the 12th to lift his team to a 3-2 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Friday […]
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Japan intensified its shinkansen sales pitch in Singapore on Friday, hoping to acquire an edge in its bid for the Malaysia-Singapore high speed rail project. Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Minister Keiichi Ishii discussed the bullet train system at a meeting with Singapore Senior Minister of State for Transport Josephine Teo and later at a […]
Online shopping mall operator Rakuten Inc. on Friday announced that it will recognize the partners of employees in same-sex relationships as their spouses. Under the new rule, approved at the day’s board meeting, employees with same-sex partners can receive the same benefits and treatment as married employees, including congratulation and condolence leave, and consolation payments. […]
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