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Retailers may take to court the Federal Reserve's decision nearly doubling the amount banks can charge on "swipe fees." Starting in October, they can charge stores up to 21 cents per transaction every time a customer pays with a debit card. (Associated Press)

Retailers may take to court the Federal Reserve's decision nearly doubling the amount banks can charge on "swipe fees." Starting in October, they can charge stores up to 21 cents per transaction every time a customer pays with a debit card. (Associated Press)

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Say hello, Assad: See the Navy warships off the coast of Syria

The Navy has sent four warships — USS Ramage, USS Mahan, USS Gravely and USS Barry — armed with ballistic missiles into the eastern Mediterranean Sea amid violence in Syria. Navy ships are capable of a variety of military actions, including launching Tomahawk cruise missiles as they did against Libya in 2011.