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  1. African Leaders Attend Summit in D.C.

    President Obama hosts the inaugural U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit starting Monday, with several dozen heads of state expected to attend. While discussion topics include women’s rights, wildlife trafficking and other social issues, there’s no avoiding the Chinese elephant in the room. Already, Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker has promised that $900 million in investment deals will be unveiled during the summit, demonstrating Washington’s eagerness to counterbalance Beijing’s African spending spree.

    OZYWSJ (sub), Al Jazeera

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