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Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz (left) joins Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu (second from right) on a drilling platform Thursday to mark the start of exploratory oil and gas drilling by Turkey in the northern half of ethnically split Cyprus. (Associated Press)

Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yildiz (left) joins Turkish Cypriot leader Dervis Eroglu (second from right) on a drilling platform Thursday to mark the start of exploratory oil and gas drilling by Turkey in the northern half of ethnically split Cyprus. (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.