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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel exits the water during the Chicago Polar Plunge, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Chicago. Emanuel joined "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon in the event. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel exits the water during the Chicago Polar Plunge, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Chicago. Emanuel joined "The Tonight Show" host Jimmy Fallon in the event. (AP Photo/Andrew A. Nelles)

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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.