April 12, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Mr. Mick Corliss

1. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov are to hold talks on Wednesday. This will be their first meeting since the U.S. missile strike on Syria.
2. German police say they’re working on the assumption that explosions set off near a bus carrying soccer squad Borussia Dortmund were deliberately targeting the vehicle.
3. Japanese figure skating star Mao Asada has spoken to reporters about her decision to retire from competitive skating.