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US House Backs Rebuke of UN for Criticizing Israeli Settlements

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a measure rebuking the United Nations for its Security Council vote criticizing Israeli settlements on Palestinian territory. The vote was 235-188. The nonbinding measure declared support for Israel and insisted that the United States oppose any future measures by the United Nations that are, in the words of the bill, "one-sided and anti-Israel." Opponents of the bill, mostly Democrats, said the measure distorted the...

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