May 31, Wednesday, 2023

1. A large typhoon is moving toward the Okinawa region in southwestern Japan. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says that as of 9:00 a.m. Wednesday, Typhoon Mawar was moving slowly northward over the sea south of Okinawa.                 
2. The head of the United Nation’s nuclear watchdog has proposed five principles to ensure the safety of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, which has been under Russian control since 2022. The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Grossi, made the proposal at the UN Security Council in New York on Tuesday.                                          3. Russian leaders have ordered wave after wave of strikes on Kyiv and other communities across Ukraine. Now, they are seeing threats reach into the heart of their own capital, Moscow. President Vladimir Putin claims Ukrainians are attempting to “intimidate” his people.