June 28, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Mick Corliss and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. Japan’s defense minister has retracted a remark suggesting that the Self-Defense Forces support a specific candidate in the Tokyo metropolitan assembly election.
2. A second draft of a legally binding nuclear ban treaty has been presented to negotiators at a U.N. conference in New York.
3. The European Union’s police agency says a massive cyberattack has affected government offices and companies mainly in Europe.