1. A powerful quake happened around 12:55 p.m. local time. The epicenter was at a depth of 40 kilometers. The Pacific Tsunami Center said that 70 centimeter tsunami waves were observed in the sparsely populated city of Sand Point.
  2. U.S. media say President Donald Trump ahs downplayed the danger of the coronavirus and criticized the government’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci.
  3. A bear broke into a shopping center in Japan where it remained for more than 13 hours before it was shot dead. No one was injured.


October 20, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline