March 8, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Mick Corliss and Ms. Helen Lewis

1. The U.N. Security Council has condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test, denouncing it as a clear challenge to the international community.
2. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is to visit Japan, South Korea and China next week to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs.
3. The Japanese government has committed funds to a U.N. body to step up anti-terrorism measures ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.