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Republicans (from left) Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina, Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia leave a Wednesday news conference where they announced a strengthened revival of the "YouCut" plan.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Republicans (from left) Rep. Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina, Rep. Renee Ellmers of North Carolina and House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Virginia leave a Wednesday news conference where they announced a strengthened revival of the "YouCut" plan.

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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.