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Queen Elizabeth II. Photo: Nigel French/PA Images via Getty Images

Woody Johnson, U.S. Ambassador to the U.K. and owner of the New York Jets, told Sky News Wednesday that President Trump is scheduled to meet Queen Elizabeth next month at Windsor Castle during his work visit to England.

Why it matters: The visit, slated for July 13, would mark Trump's first to the country since he took office, where he's also scheduled to meet with Prime Minster Theresa May. Trump was initially slated to visit the U.K. in February of this year, but he cancelled, citing complaints with the location of the new U.S. embassy.

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German election: Exit polls show close race to succeed Angela Merkel

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BERLIN — The first exit poll from Sunday's German elections shows the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) and the center-right Christian Democrats (CDU) in a dead heat at 25%, leaving the race to succeed Angela Merkel in the balance.

The state of play: A second exit poll showed the SPD narrowly ahead, and that's the one they displayed at SPD campaign headquarters, causing the room to erupt in cheers. Official results will roll in throughout the evening.

Abbott says he'll hire Border Patrol agents who whipped at migrants

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Sunday defended the actions of U.S. Border Patrol agents who charged at Haitian migrants on horseback, blaming the Biden administration for not preventing them from crossing the border.

Why it matters: Abbott's remark on "Fox News Sunday" comes amid increased backlash over the incident, with President Biden saying, "I promise... those people will pay,” and the Department of Homeland Security launching an investigation.

Everyone wants to be an influencer

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The number of people looking to become online influencers has exploded during the pandemic.

Why it matters: Almost anyone can find themselves in a position to become an influencer, and brands are throwing billions of dollars at online content creators.