1. U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Joe Biden have just wrapped up the first of three face-to-face debates. The Supreme Court, the economy and the coronavirus pandemic were among the top issues during the 90-minute debate.
  2. The ruling emir of Kuwait has died at the age of 91. Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is remembered as a neutral mediator in the Middle East.
  3. The U.N. Security Council is urging Armenia and Azerbaijan to resume dialogue to end the latest round of heavy fighting over disputed territory.
September 30, Wednesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Yamamoto Miki