From L-R, Germany's Merkel, Trump, U.K.'s May. (John MacDougall/Pool Photo via AP)

The leaders of 20 of the world's most powerful nations have gathered in Hamburg, Germany for the G20 summit.

Trump walks to a meeting with MerkelEvan Vucci, AP
Merkel greets Russia's PutinEvan Vucci, AP
Merkel looks on as Trump talks to Turkey's Foreign Minister Cavusoglu and President ErdoganMarkus Schreiber / AP
France's Macron, Trump, Indonesia's Widodo, Senegal's Sall and Mexico's Pena NietoJens Meyer / AP
Trump, China's Xi, Merkel, Argentina's Macri and Australia's TurnbullJohn MacDougall/Pool Photo via AP
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Merkel and TrumpJohn MacDougall / Pool Photo via AP
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Scoop: Decisive meeting could lead to Israeli-Sudanese normalization

Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Sudan's head of the Sovereign Council, meets with Bahraini aid officials in Khartoum, Sept. 15. Photo: Mazen Mahdi/AFP via Getty Images

U.S., Emirati and Sudanese officials will hold a decisive meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday on a possible normalization agreement between Sudan and Israel, Sudanese sources told me.

Why it matters: If the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates accommodate Sudan’s requests for economic aid, an announcement on a normalization agreement with Israel similar to the ones struck with the UAE and Bahrain could be made within days, sources briefed on the process tell me.

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7 states set single-day coronavirus case records last week

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Seven states set new highs last week for coronavirus infections recorded in a single day, according to the COVID Tracking Project and state health departments. Wisconsin and Nebraska surpassed records set the previous week.

Why it matters: Problem spots are sticking in the Midwest, although the U.S. is moving in the right direction overall after massive infection spikes this summer.