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August 17, 2004
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The Israeli Cabinet passed its 2005 budget. On Monday, the Cabinet voted 17-3 in favor of the $59 billion package, which includes widespread public-sector spending cuts. In response to some of the cuts, the Histadrut labor federation pledged to launch a strike on Sept. 1.

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