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Barak says West Bank settlement deal has '50-50' chance
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has told the BBC there is a "50-50" chance of reaching a deal with Palestinians about Israel's settlement moratorium as a 10-month partial ban winds down.
The BBC 26 September 2010
Palestinians have said they could leave recently resumed peace talks if the construction freeze is not extended.

West Bank settlers are preparing to resume building if no deal is reached.

Open Thread - Strategic Oil Reserve

Can anyone explain to me the thinking Bushco to keep on filling this reserve? Does Bushco have plans we are not clued in on?

House speaker calls on Bush to stop stocking oil

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Speaker of the House of Representatives on Thursday called on the White House to temporarily stop sending crude oil into the nation's emergency stockpile.