In today's news roundup, Yoshihide Suga takes over as Japan's prime minister, Israel signs important agreements with Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, and Naomi Osaka comes from behind to win her second US Open tennis championship.
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In today's news roundup, Asian countries struggle to deal with back-to-back typhoons, the world remembers Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman, and balloons carry magician David Blaine miles into the sky.
In today's news roundup, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will step down, Republicans officially choose Donald Trump to run for president in a rule-bending convention, and a panda cub is born at the Smithsonian's National Zoo.
In recent years, Japan has had many advanced and unusual toilets, including some with automatic lids and self-warming seats. Now one area of Tokyo is trying something completely new - public toilets with see-through walls.
In today's news roundup, New Zealand delays its election because of a coronavirus outbreak, Democrats officially choose Joe Biden to run for president, and a ninja museum in Japan gets robbed.
Heavy rains brought by monsoons are causing massive flooding across South Asia. Hundreds of thousands of people have been forced from their homes in Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Indonesia, China, and other countries.
Among the more unusual news stories recently…the Golden Gate Bridge begins to sing, a popular YouTube video game player in Japan is also a 90-year-old grandmother, and a shoemaker in Romania creates "social distancing shoes".
On Tuesday, Japan and the International Olympic Committee announced that the 2020 Summer Olympics, which were planned for this summer in Tokyo, have been postponed until 2021 because of the coronavirus.
In today's news roundup, the Senate impeachment trial of Donald Trump begins, Magnus Carlsen breaks the record for the longest unbeaten streak in chess history, and a Japanese billionaire looks for female partner for a trip to the moon.
In today's news roundup, the US House's public hearings into President Trump's Ukraine deal end, Shinzo Abe becomes Japan's longest-serving prime minister, and NASA plans to test an underwater ice rover in Antarctica.