1. The organizers of Sunday’s mass rally in Hong Kong say nearly two million residents took part to protest against the proposed extradition bill.

2. A Russian presidential office spokesperson says a meeting of the U.S. and Russian leaders could be prepared on the eve of the G20 summit in Osaka.

3. Police in Osaka Prefecture, western Japan, have arrested a 33-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing a police officer and stealing his loaded handgun.



June 17, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Emma Howard