August 24, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Sara Macdonald

  1. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he will visit North Korea next week for negotiations on denuclearizing that country.
  2. The United States and China have ended their latest round of trade talks with no apparent progress.
  3. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reports the country’s treasurer Scott Morrison will become Australia’s new prime minister.