August 11, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms .Risa Shimizu

  1. The deaths of all 9 people on board a helicopter that crashed on a mountain north of Tokyo have been confirmed.
  2. Officials from Japan and the United States have failed to narrow their differences in trade talks.
  3. Turkey’s currency has nosedived after U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted that he has authorized a doubling of tariffs on metal imports from the country.