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Israel trims UN budget again over Jerusalem resolution

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Wednesday that Israel would cut $1 million from its United Nations funding over a UNESCO resolution he says denies Jews' historical connection with Jerusalem. The resolution, passed Tuesday at the UN organisation's Paris headquarters 22 votes to 10, with 23 abstentions, denounced actions taken by "Israel, the occupying power... to alter the character and status of the holy city of Jerusalem." It particularly criticised Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem after occupying it…