July 5, Tuesday, 2022 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline

1.The Japan Meteorological Agency says tropical storm Aere has become a low pressure system after making landfall in Nagasaki Prefecture in western Japan early Tuesday. Weather officials continue to warn of heavy rainfall in many parts of the country.
2.Police have taken a man in custody who is suspected of having opened fire on an Independence Day parade in the US Midwestern state of Illinois on Monday. Local authorities say at least six people have been killed and more than 20 others, including children, injured.
3.Ukraine’s government estimates the cost of rebuilding the country following Russia’s invasion at 750 billion dollars. Ukrainian Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal revealed a recovery plan at a conference in the southern Swiss city of Lugano on Monday. The plan is split into three phases. The first stage involves the reconstruction of lifeline infrastructure, including water supply and bridges, followed by the rebuilding of such facilities as schools and hospitals.