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The US sends warships to Yemen to protect shipping

The US Navy has sent an airplane carrier and a cruiser carrying guided missiles to Yemen as part of a maritime security effort.

The US is now deploying two warships to patrol the waters off the coast of Yemen as part of maritime security efforts. The move involves an airplane carrier and a guided-missile cruiser, the Pentagon confirms to Reuters.

The two ships USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Normandy sailed from the Gulf to the Arabian Sea on Sunday.

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