August 29, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. Japan’s government says the ballistic missile that North Korea fired Tuesday morning traveled about 2,700 kilometers and reached an altitude of 550 kilometers.
2. The Japanese prime minister says the latest launch is an unprecedented, serious and grave threat for Japan.
3. The Japanese foreign minister says his government has lodged a protest “in the strongest term” with Pyongyang.