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Posted: January 5, 2014 at 3:41 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “We’re not there yet, but we are making progress. We are beginning to flesh out the toughest hurdles yet to be overcome.” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, citing progress on the Mideast peace process, as he proposes a peace pact with officials to establish a Palestinian state alongside Israel

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