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  • September 26, 2018
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NHK gave top play to a report on President Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, claiming that the President emphasized his “America First” approach in view of the upcoming midterm elections in November. All commercial broadcasters and the Asahi Shimbun led with reports that sumo stablemaster Takanohana submitted his resignation to the Japan Sumo Association yesterday.


Top stories in national dailies included the trade talks held between USTR Lighthizer and Economic Revitalization Minister Motegi in New York (Mainichi); a decision by the Hiroshima High Court to accept an appeal by Shikoku Electric Power Co. on restarting a nuclear reactor at the Ikata Nuclear Power Plant in Ehime Prefecture (Yomiuri, Sankei); and plans by major Japanese banks to upgrade their assessments of loans to Toshiba and Sharp (Nikkei).

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