May 25, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has left Washington for a four-day state-visit to Japan.
  2. Trump has announced that he is sending about 1,500 military personnel to the Middle East in an effort to bolster defenses against Iran.
  3. A fire in western India has reportedly killed at least 20 people, including children.