- PAGASA warned that the Philippines can expect five more cyclones until the end of the year. Right now, two low pressure areas will enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility this week and may intensify into typhoons.
- Two members of the Abu Sayyaf Group were killed during a gunfight at Indanan, Sulu yesterday. Army Scout Rangers fought the bandits starting at 0645 hours, local time, according to sources. The body of one of the killed terrorists was recovered at the scene of the fighting, while residents saw the other body being dragged by retreating comrades.
- Despite fishermen happily return to fishing at the disputed Panatag Shoal, the Chinese Coast Guard vessels are still guarding the shoal, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr.
- Another quake struck the central Italy as a M6.6 quake jolted the city of Norcia on Sunday. About two months ago, a strong quake killed nearly 300 people in central Italy.
- A group of nearly 100 former federal prosecutors and high-ranking Department of Justice officials, issued a following joint letter expressing serious concerns about FBI director James Comey's departure regarding last week's letter sent to the Congress regarding fresh batch of e-mails in connection to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
- Meanwhile, another revelation regarding Clinton's Republican foe, businessman Donald Trump's lack of charitable giving, despite his history of making promises of donations and the scandal that hit the Trump Foundation.
- The next-generation Mazda CX-5 crossover is set to debut at November's Los Angeles Auto Show with its first teaser.
- Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company's solar roof-top panels as well as the new Powerwall 2 high-capacity residential battery pack for both home and businesses.
- Next year's Pripara movie has a title! Their fourth movie based on the hit TV series will be called PriPara Minna de Kagayake! Kirarin Star Live and in this movie, set to hit theaters this March 2017, our favorite characters are going for a tour around the solar system!