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Agent Zapata's partner, Victor Avila, who was wounded in the leg, arrives at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Brownsville. The agents were assigned to the attache office in Mexico City. (Associated Press)

Agent Zapata's partner, Victor Avila, who was wounded in the leg, arrives at Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Brownsville. The agents were assigned to the attache office in Mexico City. (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.