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U.S.'s Malpass headed for top World Bank job as no challengers emerge


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to lead the World Bank appeared headed for approval as a nomination deadline passed on Thursday with no challengers emerging, continuing the tradition of the United States choosing the development lender's president.

David Malpass, the U.S. Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, will move on to an interview with the World Bank's executive directors in the coming days, the bank said in a statement.

   

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