April 6, Thursday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Yuka Matsumoto and Ms. Hiroko Kitadai

1. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has told U.S. President Donald Trump he appreciates the U.S. position of keeping all options on the table in dealing with North Korea.
2. U.S. President Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are to hold their summit meeting in the southern U.S. state of Florida.
3. Japanese government officials are getting closer to approving a plan for Osaka to host a world expo in 2025.