April 29, Saturday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. North Korea launched a ballistic missile on Saturday morning. The U.S. and South Korean militaries believe the launch was a failure.
2. U.N. Security Council members are divided over how to address North Korea’s provocations.
3. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his British counterpart, Theresa May, have agreed on the importance of adhering to free trade.