March 4, Sunday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Hirokazu Sakamaki and Ms. Keiko Kitagawa

1. A senior White House official says no countries will be excluded from planned heavy tariffs on imported steel and aluminum products.
2. North Korea has rejected a U.S. demand that the country first demonstrate its willingness to denuclearize if it wants to begin bilateral talks.
3. The United Nations and the international aid organization Doctors Without Borders have suspended aid work in northeastern Nigeria following an attack by suspected Boko Haram militants.