June 20, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has denounced North Korea over the death of an American college student.
2. A car rammed into a police van in Paris in what appears to be the latest in a string of attacks targeting police.
3. Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad has accused the United States of aiming to prolong the war in Syria rather than defeating the Islamic State militant group.