March 7, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed to hold an early meeting of their defense and foreign ministers to discuss the latest missile launches by North Korea.
2. U.S. President Trump has signed a new executive order aimed at strengthening immigration controls as an anti-terrorism measure.
3. Diplomatic relations between North Korea and Malaysia are quickly deteriorating as the 2 countries have ordered each country’s ambassadors out of their countries.