1. Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga Yoshihide appears to be solidifying support among lawmakers of the main governing Liberal Democratic Party as the successor to Prime Minister Abe Shinzo.
  2. U.S. President Donald Trump has visited the state of Wisconsin, where people are still taking to the streets to protest against the shooting of a Black man by a police officer.
  3. Niger, the United Nations Security Council president for September, has dismissed the U.S. bid to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran.