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New York Rangers' Rick Nash (61) cannot get his stick on a puck in front of Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) in the first period of Game 5 of a second-round NHL playoff hockey series in Pittsburgh, Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

New York Rangers' Rick Nash (61) cannot get his stick on a puck in front of Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury (29) in the first period of Game 5 of a second-round NHL playoff hockey series in Pittsburgh, Friday, May 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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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.