July 12, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Sara Macdonald

  1. Japan and South Korea are discussing in Tokyo Japan’s tightened curbs on exports of some materials to South Korea.
  2. Authorities in the British territory of Gibraltar say they have arrested the captain and chief officer of an Iranian supertanker they seized last week.
  3. The nominee for the U.S. military’s top post says China will be the main challenge to U.S. national security over the next 50 to 100 years.