March 21, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. The leaders of Japan and Germany have agreed that it is important to work with the United States to promote free trade amid concerns over emerging protectionism.
2. South Korean prosecutors are questioning dismissed President Park Geun-hye over charges of corruption.
3. The head of FBI has confirmed that it is investigating suspected Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.