August 14, Monday, 2023

1. Churchgoers in Maui have been praying for the victims of the wildfires that devastated parts of the Hawaiian island. The death toll has reached 93 in the deadliest wildfires in the United States in more than a century.
2. Scorching heat continues across wide regions of Japan, with the mercury topping 38 degrees Celsius in Niigata Prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast on Monday morning. 3. Sources say Japanese police are planning to investigate two members of a suspected fraud group of Japanese nationals based in Cambodia after bringing them back to Japan.