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U.S. will open Jerusalem embassy in May: State Department

WASHINGTON – The United States will open a new embassy in Jerusalem in May to coincide with Israel’s 70th anniversary, the State Department said on Friday, in a move reversing decades of U.S. policy. The embassy will be in located in the building that houses the consular operation in Jerusalem before moving to a separate annex by the end of 2019, the State…