March 9, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Sara Mcdonald

1. The head of South Korea’s national security office says U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump has officially approved steep tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from around the world.
3. Trade ministers of the 11 member countries of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have signed the free trade agreement.