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ASSOCIATED PRESS Retired Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor favors a system in which judges are first appointed and then kept by “retention” elections. FILE - In this April 6, 2010 file photo, former Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor delivers the 2010 Sidney Shainwald Public Interest Lecture at the New York Law School in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

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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.