March 3, Saturday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

1. Japan’s main team has left for South Korea to participate in the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics, which opens next Friday.
2. U.S. President Donald Trump has posted a defiant Twitter message, amid global criticism of his plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.