Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Sept. 15

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TOKYO -- Yoshihide Suga, Japan's presumptive prime minister following his landslide win in the ruling Liberal Democratic Party's presidential vote a day earlier, on Tuesday picked veteran lawmakers to assume top posts in the party's new executive lineup while his Cabinet is also taking shape before being officially formed Wednesday.

Most notably, Suga opted to retain the services of LDP heavyweight Toshihiro Nikai in the key post of secretary-general. (Japan-Suga-Cabinet)

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RAMALLAH -- Palestine rejects granting legitimacy to any Arab-Israeli normalization agreements, a senior Palestinian official said on Tuesday.

Nabil Abu Rudeineh, the Palestinian presidential spokesman, told reporters in Ramallah that Palestine "is sticking to the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative," which rejects normalization with Israel before the latter ends its occupation of the Palestinian territories. (Palestine-Israel-Territories)

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ACCRA -- At least 14 people were killed and 50 others injured in a road accident on the Accra-Kumasi highway in Ghana on Tuesday, local police confirmed.

The spokesman for the Eastern Regional Command of the Ghana Police Service Francis Gomado told Xinhua that the accident happened when a cargo truck heading towards Ghana's second-largest city Kumasi collided with two passenger buses traveling in the opposite direction. (Ghana-Accident-Death)

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NEW YORK -- Only a limited number of U.S. companies in specific industries are moving out of China while few in many other industries are doing so, according to a recent report released by investment bank Goldman Sachs.

In apparel and smartphones, nearly all U.S. companies have moved or plan to move at least part of their operations out of China, said the report.

However, in many other industries, few companies plan to leave the Asian country, the report added. (China-US-Companies) Enditem

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