1. Power outage continues for about 200,000 homes in Chiba Prefecture after Typhoon Faxai ravaged the greater Tokyo area earlier this week.
  2. NHK has learned that the governments of Japan and Russia are coordinating efforts to hold the first meeting between Japan’s new national security chief and his Russian counterpart next week.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump says he is willing to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “at some point” this year.