1. Officials of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government say a record-high 286 new cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in the Japanese capital on Thursday.
  2. Shogi prodigy Fujita Sota has clinched his first major title in the Japanese board game, similar to chess.
  3. The U.S. Federal Reserve says a wave of coronavirus infections has slammed the brakes on the country’s nascent economic recovery.


July 16, Thursday, 2020 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline