Top of the Hour: Obama Presses Palestinians to Resume Peace Talks, Morning Headlines

The Takeaway
President Obama will meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to encourage both parties to resume face-to-face peace talks. U.S. officials concede there is little they can do to stop Abbas from making a formal request for Palestinian statehood before the United Nations Security Council. The U.S. has promised to veto the request.