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Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate, said Friday on Fox News that "attempts to destroy the whistleblowers" within the John McCain campaign meant that she was banned from talking about Bill Ayers and Jeremiah Wright during the 2008 presidential election campaign.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak on Monday abruptly announced he was quitting politics, injecting new turmoil into the Israeli political system weeks ahead of general elections.
"I feel I have exhausted my political activity, which had never been an object of desire for me. There are many ways for me to serve the country, not just through politics," he said, adding that his decision was spurred in part by his desire to spend more time with his family.