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Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz, left, celebrates a goal with Sidney Crosby (87) during the third period of a second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in New York. The Penguins won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pittsburgh Penguins' Chris Kunitz, left, celebrates a goal with Sidney Crosby (87) during the third period of a second-round NHL Stanley Cup hockey playoff series against the New York Rangers, Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in New York. The Penguins won 4-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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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.