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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) passes the ball as he is defended by Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts (55) and center Al Jefferson (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) passes the ball as he is defended by Charlotte Bobcats guard Chris Douglas-Roberts (55) and center Al Jefferson (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

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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.