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USA TODAYSecretary of State Kerry calls to congratulate NetanyahuUSA TODAYWASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday to congratulate the Israeli prime minister on his Likud party's apparent re-election victory. The phone call is the first formal outreach from the Obama administration …US support for Israel at the UN is in jeopardy, White House saysLos Angeles TimesTop State Dept. Official Denies Reports That the U.S. Will Push for U.N. …TheBlaze.comState Department: Netanyahu win won't nuke Iran talksDeutsche WellePJ Media -Xinhua -RealClearPoliticsall 11,262 news articles »

White House chief demands end to 50 years of Israeli occupation

By Doina Chiacu WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States expects the next Israeli government to end nearly 50 years of occupation and clear the way for a Palestinian state, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough told Jewish Americans on Monday. To cheers from the liberal Jewish group J Street, McDonough vowed to safeguard Israel and criticized Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ……