A Japanese man has been sentenced to death after killing 19 disabled people in a knife-wielding rampage in 2016. Satoshi Uematsu, 30, admitted to stabbing to death or injuring the victims at a care centre for people with mental disabilities where he had once worked in Sagamihara, southwest of Tokyo.
It was the standout development of a joust overshadowed by the coronavirus pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place in Phoenix, Arizona, the debate was moved to Washington and had no studio audience. The two candidates’ podiums were placed precisely six feet apart, in accordance with public health guidelines, and they greeted each other at the start by bumping elbows.
“If I’m elected president, my cabinet, my administration will look like the country and I commit that I will in fact appoint a woman to be vice-president,” Mr Biden, 77, announced during the debate. “There are a number of women qualified to be president tomorrow. I would pick a woman to be my vice-president.”
Parks were full on Sunday, where food was still being sold in takeaway stalls, so ‘we cannot manage to slow down the march of the epidemic,’ said Mr Salomon.
‘France will very quickly be overrun if people do not conform to the new measures. Cases are doubling every three days.’ But Biden said a single-payer healthcare system was not the solution, pointing to Italy, where the outbreak has overwhelmed the country’s national health services.
“People are looking for results, not a revolution,” Biden said. Gun stores started seeing a similar run on weapons and ammunition as the panic intensified.
In a sign of the difficulty of striking the right balance, the CDC’s latest statement also said its recommendation on postponing public gatherings does not apply to “the day to day operation of organizations such as schools, institutes of higher learning, or businesses.”