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US President Barack Obama (3rd L front) and China's President Xi Jinping (3rd R front) gesture as they gather with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C front), Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R front) and Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (2nd R front) during a group photo before the opening of the G20 Summit at the International Expo Center in Hangzhou on September 4, 2016.

No Deal On Syria As Obama And Putin Meet:

US President Barack Obama and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin met Monday as talks between their governments on ending violence in Syria ended without an agreement.

The two leaders conversed on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit here, according to a US National Security Council spokesman. More details about their discussion were expected later Monday, but US officials said before the summit that Syria and Ukraine would likely be on the agenda of an Obama-Putin huddle.
People check damage to a boat in their neighborhood in Shell Point Beach, Florida.

Hermine’s Path Shifting Away From New York City:

Millions of residents, from Virginia to New England, are expected to remain under tropical storm watches and warnings for the rest of Labor Day weekend as post-cyclone Hermine meanders up the Eastern Seaboard.

Hermine’s march up the East Coast shifted toward the east Sunday, lessening the storm’s impact on coastal New Jersey, Delaware and New York City. But the threat of high winds and storm surges had already ruined holiday plans for many, as beaches closed across the Northeast and were expected to remain closed on Monday.

Trump Brings Message Of Unity To Black Church In Detroit:

A subdued Donald Trump on Saturday directly addressed a largely African-American audience for the first time as a presidential candidate, delivering a warmly received message of unity that focused on fixing economic hardship in the black community.

Trump spoke to members of the Great Faith Ministries, a nondenominational church in Detroit, part of his outreach to what is typically a sizable Democratic voting bloc. His visit, however, was greeted by protests outside of the church ahead of his arrival.
Sitting in a pew at the front of the congregation, Trump took a selfie with a church member and at one point held up a baby over his shoulders. He then addressed the congregation.
“For centuries, the African-American church has been the conscience of this country. So true,” Trump said, reading from prepared remarks. He added, “The African-American faith community has been one of God’s greatest gifts to America and its people.”
Jackie Chan started acting when he was a child.

Jackie Chan To Receive Honorary Oscar:

Jackie Chan just got kicked up a notch.

The martial arts movie star is set to receive an honorary Oscar statuette at the Academy’s 8th Annual Governors Awards to be held in November.
The Board of Governors of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science recently voted to present the award to Chan, documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman, casting director Lynn Stalmaster and film editor Anne V. Coates.
Chan, who made his movie debut at age 8, is being honored for his “distinctive international career.”

Megan Rapinoe (#15) of United States, seen here playing in the Rio Olympics Women's Football Quarterfinal match at Mane Garrincha Stadium, August 12, 2016.

USWNT Star Megan Rapinoe Takes Knee In Solidarity With Kaepernick:

US soccer international and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe knelt during the national anthem before her team’s clash with the Chicago Red Stars in a show of solidarity with San Francisco 49ers’ quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

After the match, which saw the Reign come away with a 2-2 draw, she said the action was “very intentional.”
Rapinoe told American Soccer Now that the gesture was a “little nod to Kaepernick and everything that he’s standing for right now.

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source: CNN.com

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