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Ed Miliband likely to meet Barack Obama on US trip

The White House

Ed Miliband is aiming to stage a high-stakes visit to Washington next week that will likely include a drop-in meeting with Barack Obama, the same level of courtesy offered to David Cameron in 2008 when the then-leader of the opposition met Obama's predecessor, George Bush.

Obama a bit late on banker pay concerns

Bull's Eye

President Barack Obama’s critique of trader bonuses at Wall Street banks as still risky to the economy drew objections from financial executives who said the compensation system already has been fixed.