October 28, Monday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Emma Howard and Ms.

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump’s efforts to take credit for the killing of the leader of the Islamic State militant group have drawn criticism from opposition Democrats.
  2. Rescuers are continuing to search for missing people in eastern Japan, where torrential rains caused flooding and mudslides last Friday.
  3. The European Union is expected to make a decision early this week on whether to grant Britain another extension to its planned departure from the bloc.