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BREAKING- Rumors Circulating that Syria Planning Western Military Strike

In the wake of statements by Secretary of State John Kerry, Benzinga is reporting that its hearing rumors that Syria may be planning a military strike on Western nations. It says its source is a Russian official.

While this is not a specific stock story, if this rumor develops, it would likely cause a market decline. After Kerry spoke, markets began to decline and are now at session lows.

Kerry said that President Obama has not decided on actions to take in light of what he calls facts that Syria used chemical weapons on its own citizens.

We will update this story if anything develops from the rumor.

(We caution that this is an unverified rumor)


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