November 24, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Raja Pradhan

1. Eight men found in Japan’s northern prefecture of Akita say they were fishing when their boat broke down and that they want to return to North Korea.
2. The Argentine Navy says an abnormal sound consistent with an explosion was detected in waters near its submarine that went missing in the South Atlantic.
3. Russia has reiterated its opposition to Japan’s planned deployment of the U.S.-made Aegis Ashore missile defense system.