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A wounded Lebanese man is carried from the site of an explosion, in the suburb of Beir Hassan, Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014. A blast in a Shiite district in southern Beirut killed several people on Wednesday, security officials said — the latest apparent attack linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria that has killed and wounded scores of people over the last few months. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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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.