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New BP Chairman Bob Dudley, left, addresses members of the Southern Governor's Association meeting in Hoover, Ala., Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 regarding the Gulf oil spill. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)
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New BP Chairman Bob Dudley, left, addresses members of the Southern Governor's Association meeting in Hoover, Ala., Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 regarding the Gulf oil spill. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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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.