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Day: May 9, 2013

U.S. Government Assistance to Syria

Fact Sheet Washington, DC May 9, 2013 The United States supports the Syrian people’s aspirations for a Syrian-led political transition to a democratic, inclusive, and unified post-Assad Syria. The Assad regime has

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Syria welcomes U.S., Russian efforts

DAMASCUS, Syria, May 9 (UPI) — The Syrian government welcomed a call from the United States and Russia to find a political solution to the crisis, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday. U.S.

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Consumer credit climbed in March

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) — Consumer borrowing rose in the first quarter of 2013, although credit card debt was little changed, the U.S. Federal Reserve said. The Fed said total borrowing rose

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Mortgage activity climbs on lower rates

WASHINGTON, May 8 (UPI) — U.S. mortgage activity rose last week as long-term interest rates were mostly lower, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday. The association said mortgage activity rose 7 percent

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Oreck files for Chapter 11 protection

NASHVILLE, May 8 (UPI) — Fifty-year-old U.S. vacuum cleaner maker Oreck Corp. has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, court papers show. The company has been struggling to overcome turnover in top

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