April 17, Wednesday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Reese and Ms. Mariko Kojima

  1. Japan and the United States have wrapped up their first round of talks aimed at reaching a new trade deal.
  2. A U.S. think tank says its latest satellite imagery of North Korea’s Nyongbyon nuclear complex shows specialized railcars, associated with nuclear fuel processing.
  3. The 2020 Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has announced a detailed schedule for the 17-day event.