November 6, Tuesday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Hiroko Kitadai and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump and his predecessor Barack Obama are campaigning intensively in the final hours before Tuesday’s midterm elections.
  2. The United States has announced it will temporarily exempt 8 economies, including Japan, from its oil embargo against Iran.
  3. An armed group has broken into a school in western Cameroon and kidnapped more than 70 students.