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An officer stands watch at an entrance to the U.S. Open  in New York. Extra precautions are being taken at sports events Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

ASSOCIATED PRESS An officer stands watch at an entrance to the U.S. Open in New York. Extra precautions are being taken at sports events Sunday, the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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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.