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In unusual snub, Obama to avoid meeting with Netanyahu

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In a highly unusual rebuff to a close ally, the White House said on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would not meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a U.S. visit later this month, as tensions escalated over how to deal with Iran's nuclear program. The apparent snub, coupled with Netanyahu's sharpened demands for a tougher U.S. line against Iran, threatened to plunge U.S.-Israeli relations into crisis and add pressure on Obama in the final stretch of a tight presidential election campaign.

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"Word that the two men would not meet came on the ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 7:33:13 AM
I'll certainly sleep better tonite.... by Gentry L Rowsey on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 10:54:50 AM
Come to think of it, I haven't seen notifications ... by John Sanchez Jr. on Wednesday, Sep 12, 2012 at 2:43:54 PM