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European Council president Donald Tusk says he is "more cautious than optimistic" ahead of the latest gathering of European leaders in Brussels. The bloc's leaders are holding a two-day summit to try and find a consensus over the candidates for the European Union's top jobs to be filled later this year. But discrepancies remain on who should get the positions, and nominations could be delayed.

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French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe's top positions isn't a battle between France and Germany. Speaking upon arrival at a European Council meeting where EU leaders will discuss possible candidates for the much-coveted jobs, Macron said it would be a "mistake" to transform the meeting into a power struggle between the two countries. Macron said "I'm not locked up in any specific scheme, and our aim is to make emerge the best team for Europe. He will also meet with European Council President Donald Tusk before the summit starts later in the afternoon. EU leaders will to try do decide during the summit who will head the bloc's key institutions, including the European Commission presidency.

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The Hong Kong government will suspend consideration of a China-backed extradition bill that triggered massive protests. The bill triggered widespread anxiety in Hong Kong about the erosion of civil liberties in the territory, and triggered protests of, by some estimates, up to a million people last Sunday, followed by violent clashes which left around 80 police and protesters injured. Chief Executive Carrie Lam told a press conference Saturday afternoon that she was concerned about further unrest, but was not halting work on the bill just to pacify an angry public. Despite what she said were the government's best efforts to convince the public that the bill is good and necessary, "I have to admit that our explanation and communication work has not been sufficient or effective," she said.