1. U.S. President Donald Trump has warned of a possible military deployment, as protests over the death of a black man last week descend into chaos. Trump said at the White House on Monday that he is a “president of law and order and an ally of all peaceful protesters.”
  2. Schools in the United Kingdom have reopened following a two-month hiatus caused by the coronavirus outbreak. The number of cases of infection in the country has topped 270,000, with more than 38,000 deaths.
  3. Japan is considering easing entry bans on people from Asia-Pacific countries where coronavirus infections are now apparently under control. The government may allow the entry of people on business from Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand as early as this month.