August 13, Sunday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration says it will open an investigation into China’s alleged violation of U.S. intellectual property rights.
2. A human rights watchdog in Kenya says 24 people have been killed by police gunfire during protests and riots over Tuesday’s disputed presidential election.
3. Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have gathered to demand Chinese authorities release the widow of late Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo.