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|sraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called early parliamentary elections for this winter, roughly eight months ahead of schedule, a move many analysts said was likely to allow him to strengthen his coalition. Netanyahu said he'd decided to call early elections after he failed to reach an agreement within his coalition on cuts in the country's 2013 budget. He cited the potential impact on the economy as one reason for quicker elections.|
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