September 1, Thursday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.Two-way baseball star Ohtani Shohei of the Los Angeles Angels has become the first Japanese player to hit 30 home runs in the Major League for two seasons in a row. Ohtani reached the milestone with a three-run homer in a game against the New York Yankees on Wednesday.
2.Typhoon Hinnamnor is expected to re-approach Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa after briefly moving away to the south. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says as of Thursday morning the violent typhoon was moving southwest at a speed of 25 kilometers per hour over waters 250 kilometers south of Miyakojima Island.
3.A team of experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency is expected to begin inspecting the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in southeastern Ukraine from Thursday. The IAEA team on Wednesday arrived in the city of Zaporizhzhia about 60 kilometers from the plant.