The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Brexit Talks, Potential Shutdown and North Korea’s Missile

    Know This: Theresa May is meeting with EU officials to discuss post-Brexit trade agreements, though the issue of the Irish border might stall talks. Congressional Republicans are trying to avoid a government shutdown, with necessary funding set to expire at the end of this week. And the crew of a Cathay Pacific flight from the U.S. to Hong Kong said they saw the re-entry of North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test last week.

    Remember This Number: 4,000. That’s the number of elderly people dying alone in Japan every week, according to one estimate. In the world’s most rapidly aging society, which has increasingly focused on careers, the older generation is being left behind.

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