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Pittsburgh Penguins' James Neal (18) celebrates with Jussi Jokinen (36) after getting his second goal in second period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Pittsburgh Penguins' James Neal (18) celebrates with Jussi Jokinen (36) after getting his second goal in second period of an NHL hockey game against the Winnipeg Jets in Pittsburgh, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

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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.