November 3, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The White House national security adviser says U.S. President Donald Trump plans to bring a message of empathy to the families of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea.
2. A Spanish court has ordered 8 former leaders of Catalonia to be detained on suspicion of rebellion and other charges.
3. Myanmar’s de facto leader has visited northern Rakhine state.