September 10, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. Police and local government officials in Hokkaido say the death toll from last week’s powerful earthquake and mudslides has risen to 40.
  2. U.S. President Donald Trump has said he sees the absence of ICBMs in North Korea’s military parade on Sunday as a positive statement from the North.
  3. An international human rights group says the violations in China’s Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region are of a scope and scale not seen in the country since the Cultural Revolution.