April 11, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the U.S. missile strike on a Syrian air base was a measured response to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons attack.
2. Middle Eastern foreign ministers are expectd to join the G7 meeting on Tuesday to discuss the situation in Syria.
3. Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada is retiring from competition.