May 18, Saturday, 2019 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Risa Shimizu and Ms. Fumiko Konoe

  1. U.S. President Donald Trump will delay a decision by up to six months on whether to impose higher tariffs on imported automobiles and parts.
  2. China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi says his country opposes unilateral U.S. sanctions against Iran.
  3. Talks between Britain’s government and main opposition Labour Party over the country’s departure from the European Union have ended without an agreement.