- U.S. President Donald Trump says he will send federal law enforcement to the state of Wisconsin, where protests continue following the police shooting of a black man. Jacob Blake was critically injured when he was shot several times in the back on Sunday in the city of Kenosha. Anti-police demonstrations there have turned violent, with clashes with officers and shootings at night.
- Tennis star Osaka Naomi is pulling out of her semifinal match at the Western and Southern Open to bring attention to the ongoing racially motivated protests in the United States.
- Iran has agreed to accept inspections from the U.N. nuclear watchdog, reversing its past stance of rejecting them. This comes after International Atomic Energy Agency Director General Rafael Grossi made his first visit to Iran since he took office in December.
August 27, Thursday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline