October 18, Friday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto


  1. More rain is forecast in the next few days across areas in eastern and northeastern Japan that were hit hard by Typhoon Hagibis.
  2. Police say it will take more time yet to know the motive behind the arson attack on a Kyoto Animation studio, as the suspect is still hospitalized.
  3. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says Turkey has agreed to suspend its military operation in northern Syria for 120 hours.