September 21, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump has announced new sanctions on Iran’s central bank, as his administration maintains its maximum pressure campaign on the country.
  2. About 250, 000 young people have marched in New York City demanding immediate action to curb climate change.
  3. Rugby’s World Cup kicks off in Japan on Friday.       It is the first time an Asian country hosts the tournament.