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Ron Kirk, who recently stepped down as U.S. trade representative, says he traveled the country to listen to and change the minds of those who tried to slow trade deals. (Associated Press)

Ron Kirk, who recently stepped down as U.S. trade representative, says he traveled the country to listen to and change the minds of those who tried to slow trade deals. (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.