March 26, Monday, 2018 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Yoshi Ogasawara and Ms. Yuka Matsumoto

  1. Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says his wife denies allegations that she told a school operator to press ahead with a controversial land deal.
  2. Senior Chinese government officials have condemned heavy import tariffs the United States has imposed on their country.
  3. A fire at a shopping center in central Russia has left 37 people dead while more than 60 others remain missing.