1.Authorities in Japan are still trying to get a handle on the extent of the damage after Typhoon Hagibis tore through the country. At least 74 people have been confirmed dead.
- Japan’s government will likely pull together an extra budget to cover the huge cost of typhoon recovery efforts.
- The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to support human rights and democracy in Hong Kong.
October 16, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Rhys and Ms. Eriko Kojima