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  Cheshvan 23, 5769 , 21/11/08

Report: Hillary Clinton to be US Secretary of State

United States President-Elect Barack Obama plans to choose former Democratic party rival Hillary Clinton as his Secretary of State, according to a senior US official quoted by AP. The two have held talks for the past several days, leading to rumors that Obama was considering Clinton for a top slot in his government.

If no major obstacles arise in the upcoming days, Obama will announce Clinton's appointment next week, officials said.

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