April 10, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force has confirmed that one of its F35A fighter jets has crashed into the sea off Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan.
  2. An evacuation order for one of the towns hosting the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has been partially lifted from Wednesday.
  3. The International Monetary Fund has cut this year’s growth forecast for the global economy.