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|Jerusalem - The Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a halt in monthly transfers of tens of millions of dollars to the Palestinians, in the first response to Hamas taking control of the Palestinian parliament. The decision came a day after a new Hamas-dominated Palestinian legislature was sworn into office. Israel had warned relations with the Palestinians would suffer the moment Hamas entered parliament. The group has killed hundreds of Israelis in suicide bombings and remains committed to Israel's destruction.|
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