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Aug 29 (Reuters) - Some U.S. stocks on the move on Thursday:

WALL STREET CLIMBS ON ROSY DATA, SYRIA DELAY

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday on better-than-expected economic data, while a potential Western military strike on Syria appeared to be delayed for now.

The Dow Jones industrial average was up 43.09 points, or 0.29 percent, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index was up 6.72 points, or 0.41 percent, and the Nasdaq Composite Index was up 32.52 points, or 0.90 percent.

** VODAFONE GROUP PLC, $31.69, up 7.75 pct (1:07 p.m. ET)

** VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC, $48.16, up 3.4 pct   Continued...