January 20, Sunday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump says “things are going very well with North Korea” and a country has been picked to host his second summit with the North’s leader Kim Jong Un.
  2. The U.S. military has said an air strike in Somalia on Saturday killed 52 members of an Islamic militant group.
  3. A gasoline pipeline has exploded in central Mexico. Local authorities say at least 66 people were killed.