November 22, Wednesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms. Mick Corliss

1. The United States has imposed new sanctions on North Korea, stepping up the pressure on Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and missile programs.
2. The U.S. military says it has killed at least 100 Islamic militants in an airstrike in Somalia.
3. Japanese business leaders met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday. They agreed on the need to further boost economic ties in order to improve bilateral relations.