1. U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday that his administration will begin taking steps to reimpose U.N. sanctions on Iran over the country’s nuclear program.
  2. The U.S. Democratic Party has officially nominated Senator Kamala Harris as its candidate for Vice President. Harris’s father is from Jamaica, and her mother is from India. She is the first Black woman and Asian-American to run as vice president on a major party ticket.
  3. Officials in Tokyo say 28 people died of heatstroke in the city during the eight-day period from August 12 to August 19. That brings the total number of facilities this month to 131.
August 20, Thursday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki