May 4, Friday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Mariko Kojima and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, is to meet his South Korean counterpart on Friday to discuss the prospective U.S.-North Korea summit.
  2. The families of Japanese abducted by North Korea have pleaded for help in bringing home their loved ones weeks before the first U.S-North Korea summit is expected to take place.
  3. Iran’s foreign minister has reiterated that his country won’t change the nuclear deal it has signed with the United States and 5 other global powers.