August 10, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. North Korea has warned the United States that it will complete its plan by mid-August to fire ballistic missiles toward waters off Guam.
2. Japan’s defense minister says the government is working to be fully prepared for contingencies by gathering information on North Korea.
3. U.S. secretary of defense says North Korea should end it nuclear and missile programs.