1. Powerful Typhoon Mangkhut has made landfall in the northern Philippines early Saturday local time.
  2. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has criticized Russia for attempting to undermine U.S. Security Council sanctions resolutions against North Korea.
  3. U.S. media are reporting that President Donald Trump has instructed aides to go ahead with imposing additional tariffs on about 200 billion dollars’ worth of Chinese imports.