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UN Votes On Non-Member Observer Status For Palestine

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 29: U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice explains the U.S. position opposing a resolution on Palestinians at a meeting of the General Assembly on November 29, 2012 in New York City. The United States, Israel, Canada and a handful of others voted against today's historic resolution granting non-member observer status to Palestinians. The resolution was approved by the 193-member body by a vote of 138-9, with 41 abstentions. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)