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A bulldozer works at a construction site in the Jewish settlement of Adam outside Jerusalem on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. With a midnight deadline looming, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on West Bank settlers to "show restraint" after the end of a government-ordered construction slowdown, attempting to lower tensions with the Palestinians and prevent a breakdown in newly relaunched Mideast talks. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)
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A bulldozer works at a construction site in the Jewish settlement of Adam outside Jerusalem on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2010. With a midnight deadline looming, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday called on West Bank settlers to "show restraint" after the end of a government-ordered construction slowdown, attempting to lower tensions with the Palestinians and prevent a breakdown in newly relaunched Mideast talks. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

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