January 18, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Raja Pradhan

  1. A close aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has arrived in the United States, apparently to discuss a second summit between the two countries’ leaders.
  2. Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn’s attorneys have made another request for bail to the Tokyo District Court.
  3. Japan has launched a 26-meter-long Epsilon-4 rocket carrying seven small satellites from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan.