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Israel’s Tea Party

KARNEI SHOMRON, West Bank — Following the departure of the centrist Kadima party from its coalition government, Israel's suddenly fragile political future hangs on the ability of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to keep his fractious right-wing coalition together. And keeping it together depends to a growing extent on one man, Moshe Feiglin — Israel's Sarah Palin.

Battersea Power Station up for sale again

Iconic building's dereliction is a symbol of the limits of free market capitalism
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If you've got a couple of hundred million bucks and access to mortgage finance Battersea Power Station in London could be yours. (MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images)

London - Got a spare billion or two and want to buy into the London property market? Then you might want to consider bidding for Battersea Power Station situated on Thames, a mile and half west of Parliament due south of Chelsea.

It's current owners, Irish property company Treasury Holdings are in receivership and being forced to sell the property on the open market.

Let's let real estate agent, Stephan Miles-Brown, Head of Residential Development, Knight Frank, put what you'd be buying into hyperbolic perspective: “Battersea Power Station is as iconic as the Chrysler Building in New York or the Eiffel Tower and familiar to people who may have never even been to London."

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