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Pitcher Tyler Wilson reacts to Virginia's ACC title-clinching win, a 7-2 decision over Florida State last Sunday in Durham, N.C. The Cavaliers open the NCAA playoffs against Navy on Friday in Charlottesville, Va.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Pitcher Tyler Wilson reacts to Virginia's ACC title-clinching win, a 7-2 decision over Florida State last Sunday in Durham, N.C. The Cavaliers open the NCAA playoffs against Navy on Friday in Charlottesville, Va.

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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.