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Daybreak: Quartet Quarteting

Plus Assad regime’s toll now nearly 3,000, and more in the news

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• The Mideast Quartet meets Sunday in Brussels to try to jump-start talks. [AP/Haaretz]

• The mosque-burning this week is testing the loyalty of Israeli Bedouin Arabs to Israeli Jews. [NYT]

• According to the United Nations, the Assad regime has killed at least 2900 since mid-March in the course of putting down the uprising. [NYT]

• Boy, people are really into the whole Jews-returning-to-Libya angle. [WP On Faith]

• Susan G. Komen for the Cure is accused of denying that certain (likely carcinogenic) plastics are in facts carcinogenic while taking money from groups that depend on them. [Forward Sisterhood]

• President Carter said President Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize all but compels him to back the Palestinians’ U.N. membership bid. [Reuters/Haaretz]

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