June 2, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Koide and Ms. Sarah Macdonald

1. U.S. President Donald Trump says his country will withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.
2. Japan’s Meteorological Agency says the average density of carbon dioxide in the country’s atmosphere reached its highest level last year.
3. Russian President Vladimir Putin has justified his nation’s military buildup on islands claimed by Japan.