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Obama departs for G20 in China

Friday, September 02, 2016 - 00:58

U.S. President Barack Obama takes off from Hawaii en route to the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Barack Obama departed from Hawaii on Friday (September 2) for the G20 Summit in Hangzhou, China. Obama will likely have discussions with world leaders there about controlling corporate tax avoidance and creating a more fair global tax system, the White House said on Thursday. The EU ruled this week ruled that Apple must pay $13 billion euro ($14.5 billion) in back tax payments, a decision the Obama administration has criticized. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said he did not expect headlines about progress on corporate tax avoidance from the G20 meeting of global economic leaders that runs Sunday through Monday.

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Obama departs for G20 in China

Friday, September 02, 2016 - 00:58