1. Japan’s Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide has delivered his first policy speech in the Diet since taking office last month. Topping the agenda was the coronavirus pandemic.
  2. The commander of U.S. forces in Japan has said the capabilities of Japan’s Self-Defense Forces and the U.S. military can be used to “deliver combat troops to defend” the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.
  3. The U.S. Senate has confirmed Amy Coney Barret as Supreme Court justice, just over a week before the presidential election.


October 27, Tuesday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline