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Obama in West Bank; Rockets fired at Israel from Gaza

Screen grab from Reuters video shows Israeli authorities viewing rocket fired by Gaza militants that landed in back yard of home in southern town of Sderot, causing damage but no injuries on March 21, 2013. It happened as President Obama was visiting Israel, but four rockets fired landed nowhere near Mr. Obama. / Reuters video Updated 5:30 a.m. ET RAMALLAH, West Bank President Obama is in the West Bank for brief meetings with Palestinian leaders on the prospects for restarting Mideast peace talks with Israel. Mr. Obama and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas were to hold a working lunch, followed by a news conference. Mr. Obama and PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will then visit a youth center in Ramallah. Expectations are low for any type of breakthrough on the peace process. Mr. Obama says he is focused on hearing from both parties on what it will take to restart negotiations. The U.S. president is on the second day of his visit to the region. He was to return to Jerus