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UN vote recognizes state of Palestine; US objects

Israeli left wing activists support the Palestinian U.N. bid for observer state status, during a rally in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012. The Palestinians are certain to win U.N. recognition as a state on Thursday but success could exact a high price: delaying an independent state of Palestine because of Israel's vehement opposition. Hebrew on sign reads: "Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies." (AP Photo/Oded Balilty) Photo by