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Indiana Pacers forward Paul George, left, drives on Miami Heat forward Shane Battier during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The Heat defeated the Pacers 87-83 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George, left, drives on Miami Heat forward Shane Battier during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals in Indianapolis, Tuesday, May 20, 2014. The Heat defeated the Pacers 87-83 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

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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.