November 15, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Eriko Kojima and Mr. Mick Corliss

1. The leaders of 18 countries in Southeast Asia and other regions have wrapped up two days of discussions on regional security, including North Korea, in Manila.
2. The mother of a Japanese woman abducted by North Korea 40 years ago has made a fresh appeal for the return of her daughter and other abductees.
3. A gunman has fired shots at an elementary school and other locations in northern California. Media reported at least 4 people were dead and several people, including students, injured.