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U.S. Seeks Return of Family Held in China Ahead of G20 Summit

The Trump administration is advocating for the Chinese government to allow two young Americans trapped in the communist country to return home on the eve of President Donald Trump and other American officials meeting with Chinese dictator Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina.

US citizens Victor and Cynthia Liu say they have been barred from leaving China since June

Georgetown Founds New Institute in Reparation for Selling Slaves

On Thursday, Georgetown University President John DeGioia announced that the University would take a series of steps to make public reparation for having sold 272 black slaves—men, women and children—in order to save the financially-strapped institution in 1838, including the establishment of a new “Institute for the Study of Slavery and Its Legacies at Georgetown.”

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