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President Barack Obama on Thursday made clear his policy on the Middle East in a speech to the U.S. State Department. Here are the key points:

- The U.S. is forgiving $1 billion in debt that Egypt owes, and the U.S. will give another $1 billion in aid.

- Israel and Palestine should abide by the borders established in 1967.

- A “comprehensive trade and investment partnership initiative in the Middle East and North Africa.”

Quote of note

"There are a long line of brilliant people who, through intricate calculations, have made predictions about the end of the world. Unfortunately they have overlooked the obvious words of Jesus: 'You do not know the day or the hour' of such events." - Pastor Joseph Fuiten, talking to the Seattle Times about how most Christians don’t believe the Rapture will take place Saturday, as Family Radio’s Harold Camping has prophesied.

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