February 7, Tuesday, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu

1. The U.S. government has submitted additional legal briefs to a federal appeals court over Donald Trump’s immigration policy.
2. The Japanese government is stepping up preparations for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s first official meeting with Trump.
3. A partnership deal between 2 Japanese automakers may entice others to forge alliances in the development of eco-friendly and autonomous vehicles.