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August 8, 2006
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Los Angeles’ mayor apologized to Muslim leaders who accused him of favoring Israel. Muslim leaders say Antonio Villaraigosa has ignored their invitations to peace vigils, but attended a pro-Israel rally. Villaraigosa met with 10 Muslim leaders Sunday, telling them that a mix-up by his staff had kept him from accepting their invitations, according to spokeswoman Janelle Erickson.

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