July 3, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. A Thai governor says an operation to bring out 12 boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave will likely take some time.
  2. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo plans to visit North Korea this week to discuss denuclearization issues.
  3. Japan has been knocked out of the FIFA World Cup in Russia after losing to Belgium 3-2.