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Before Obama Trip, Polls Find Sympathy With Israel, and Doubts on Peace

Americans continue to sympathize more with Israel than with the Palestinians, but few want the United States to take a leading role in resolving the conflict there. Read more »

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Paul Spells Out His Plan for Immigration Overhaul

Senator Rand Paul, Republican of Kentucky, would first require assurances regarding border security, according to excerpts of remarks prepared for the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Read more »

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Pantai Remis Landslide

On 21 October 1993, the working face separating the ocean from an open-pit tin mine collapsed dramatically, leaving a cove where the mine had once been.... Read more »

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From Maine to San Diego

Shunned by New York's bachelorette population after handing out one too many gift baskets, Derek Jeter loses his confidence with the fairer sex and retreats to Springfield a broken man… Read more »

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Senate Passes Bill to Finance Government and Soften Spending Cuts

The Senate on Wednesday passed legislation to keep the government financed through the end of the fiscal year — and to take some of the sting out of across-the-board spending… Read more »

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Key Democrat Chides President and Senators on Pace of Immigration Bill

Senator Patrick J. Leahy, frustrated that political calculations have delayed the release of an immigration proposal, issued a plea for more speed. Read more »

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Maryland NIT prices near the top

For reasons that are unclear, more than one reader asked me how Maryland’s NIT ticket prices ranked among the 16 schools hosting first-round NIT games. For reasons that are unclear… Read more »

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Mike Shanahan: Kirk Cousins ‘will have all the reps in the offseason’

Will Robert Griffin III be ready for Week 1 of the 2013 season? That’s the question Redskins Coach Mike Shanahan, who is in Phoenix for NFL owners meetings, has been… Read more »

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