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Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, right, can't get a glove on a single by Houston Astros' Chris Carter as Grant Green looks on during the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar, right, can't get a glove on a single by Houston Astros' Chris Carter as Grant Green looks on during the third inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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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.