January 8, Wednesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Rhys and Ms. Eriko Kojima

  1. The U.S. Defense Department says Iran launched more than a dozen ballistic missiles targeting American military and coalition forces stationed in Iraq.
  2. Former Nissan Motor chairman Carlos Ghosn is set to hold a news conference in Lebanon on Wednesday.
  3. A rapidly developing low pressure system is feared to bring violent winds on wide areas of western and northern Japan on Wednesday through Thursday morning.