November 21, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.
2. A special envoy of Chinese President Xi Jinping has returned to China after a 4-day visit to Pyongyang.
3. The governor of Okinawa has lodged a strong protest with the head of U.S. forces in the prefecture over a vehicle accident caused by a drunken U.S. Marine which resulted in the death of a Japanese motorist.