October 5, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Sara Macdonald and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. A magnitude 5.2 earthquake has hit the northern prefecture of Hokkaido.
  2. Typhoon Kong-rey is battering Japan’s southern prefecture of Okinawa.
  3. A U.S. research group says the dismantling work in a North Korean missile launch site has been halted since early August.