June 30, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is planning to visit North Korea next week to discuss details of the North’s denuclearization.
  2. Canada is set to impose tariffs on a wide range of U.S. goods starting on Sunday in retaliation for U.S. levies on steel and aluminum.
  3. A small rocket developed by a Japanese startup company has failed to enter space. It fell to the ground bursting into flames.