Kerry: Mideast peace still possible despite rifts

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands before a meeting at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Kerry arrived Thursday in Israel to broker Mideast peace talks that are entering a difficult phase aimed at reaching a two-state solution between the Israelis and Palestinians. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blasted his Palestinian partner in peace-making efforts on Thursday, accusing him of embracing terrorists “as heroes,” harsh words that clouded the start of Secretary of State John Kerry’s tenth trip to the region to negotiate a peace deal he claims is “not mission impossible.”

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