August 17, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

  1. North Korea’s state media says the country’s leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new weapon again on Friday.
  2. Thousands of travelers at airports across the United States have run into long delays due to a computer systems failure at the Customs and Border Protection agency.
  3. University students in Hong Kong have staged a mass rally on Friday aimed at gaining international support for anti-government protests.