September 22, Friday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

1. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his signing of an executive order to enforce additional sanctions that will increase pressure on North Korea.
2. North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho says the country’s leader Kim Jong Un’s statement may have suggested conducting a hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific Ocean.
3. International rescue teams have joined the search for people trapped under rubble in quake-hit central Mexico.