May 23, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. British police say 19 people have been killed and about 50 others injured in an explosion at a concert venue in Manchester.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump has assured Israel that Iran will never possess nuclear weapons.
3. Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye has made her first appearance at her trial of corruption, abuse of power and other charges.