1. North Korea’s state-run media says the country’s leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday oversaw the firing of “a new type of tactical guided weapon.”
  2. The new U.S. secretary of defense has stressed the need for the fair sharing of contributions among U.S. allies, to ensure global security.
  3. Police have searched the home of the suspect of a fatal arson attack at a Kyoto Animation studio in Kyoto City last week.