February 5, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is appealing the ruling by a federal district court that suspends his controversial travel ban.
2. Ukraine’s presidential office says President Petro Poroshenko and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump have agreed on the need to immediately halt the fighting in eastern Ukraine.
3. Japan’s Defense Ministry says it has successfully test-fired at sea a new interceptor missile jointly developed with the United States.