April 1, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has signed 2 executive orders that target unfair practices employed by U.S. trading partners.
2. Delegates from 115 countries have wrapped up the first round of talks on a proposed international treaty to ban nuclear weapons.
3. The Japanese government has lifted the evacuation order for most parts of a town in Fukushima Prefecture that was hit by the 2011 nuclear disaster.