April 8, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to pursue a “100-day plan” aimed at reducing the U.S. trade deficit with China.
2. The U.S. government is poised to take further military action against Syria, depending on future developments.
3. A U.S. regulator says it has voted to launch an investigation of flash memory devices by Japanese electronics firm Toshiba for possible infringement of a Taiwanese company’s patents.