- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden is forging ahead with transition plans as President Donald Trump continues to restrict access to key information and officials. On Thursday, Biden met with both Democratic and Republican governors to discuss how to reign in the coronavirus pandemic as cases surge across the country.
- Leaders are discussing global trade on the second day of an online summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum hosted by Malaysia. Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide told the meeting on Friday that he will work closely with APEC countries to achieve prosperity in the region, taking leadership in areas such as digital innovation.
- Teenage shogi sensation Fujii Sota has become the youngest professional shogi player to mark 200 victories. Fujii holds two of the traditional board game’s eight major titles.
November 20, Friday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline