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Rep. Barney Frank, a member of the committee drawing up the Democratic Party platform, said the draft document includes language backing gay marriage. The Republican platform is expected to still define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. (Associated Press)

Rep. Barney Frank, a member of the committee drawing up the Democratic Party platform, said the draft document includes language backing gay marriage. The Republican platform is expected to still define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. (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.