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With right-wing rival Ariel Sharon set to challenge him in early elections, embattled Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak offered to recognize a Palestinian state, but avoided the Jerusalem question.

Nov 27

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The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday it will not allow television cameras into the courtroom to chronicle the 90-minute oral arguments in George W. Bush's election appeal.

Legislation aimed at stopping the flow of sensitive information from government agencies to the press is on its way to the White House, but many in the media worry it could stifle free speech.

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