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Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (left), during a news conference Thursday in Atlanta, says he is launching a website to explore a 2012 run for president as the Republican nominee. He was considered the nemesis of Democrats for much of his time in the House. (Associated Press)

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich (left), during a news conference Thursday in Atlanta, says he is launching a website to explore a 2012 run for president as the Republican nominee. He was considered the nemesis of Democrats for much of his time in the House. (Associated Press)

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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.