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Ariel Sharon Dead at 85

Ariel Sharon, the former Israeli prime minister who suffered a stroke eight years ago and never regained consciousness, has died. Israeli radio, quoting a relative of Mr. Sharon's family, said he died Saturday at the age of 85.

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FILE - Laborers disembark a Palestinians-only bus before crossing through Israel's Eyal checkpoint as they returns to the West Bank, near Qalqilya.

In Israel, Palestinian Bus Ban Slammed as Racist

A proposed law would require Palestinians who work in Israel to return to the West Bank using the same checkpoint where they entered, in practice meaning Palestinian workers would no longer be able to use the same buses as Israeli settlers More

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