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President Obama arrives Thursday on Marine One in West Tisbury, Mass., for a 10-day family vacation in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Before leaving Washington, he signed an executive order freezing Syrian assets and banning U.S. imports of petroleum products that originate in Syria. It also bars Americans from investing in Syria. (Associated Press)
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President Obama arrives Thursday on Marine One in West Tisbury, Mass., for a 10-day family vacation in Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Before leaving Washington, he signed an executive order freezing Syrian assets and banning U.S. imports of petroleum products that originate in Syria. It also bars Americans from investing in Syria. (Associated Press)

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