April 7, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Sarah McDonald and Ms. Mariko Kojima

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered a major military strike on Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack on an opposition-held town.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump is holding his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping at his retreat in Florida.
3. The U.N. Security Council has issued a press statement condemning the latest ballistic missile launch by North Korea.