Obama heads to G8 summit

Obama at previous G-20 summit
Obama at previous G-20 summit

TORONTO (AP) - President Barack Obama is heading to Canada this morning for a summit with the leaders of the Group of Eight countries.

The headline item on the agenda is how best to nurture the global economic recovery.

The leaders will also discuss sanctions on North Korea, Iran's nuclear program and proposals to support maternal and child health care in poor nations.

They'll also meet with the leaders of seven African nations.

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