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Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

Norfolk-Based Ship With Troubled Past Heads For Middle East

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A Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer has left for the Middle East. The U.S.S. Mahan will be in the Persian Gulf and surrounding waters for five months to conduct maritime operations and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities. This is its first deployment since a sailor was shot and killed on board by a civilian gunman, who was later killed by Naval security.

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Robin Williams’ image cannot be used for 25 years

Actor and comedian Robin Williams poses during a press tour promoting his new movie "License To Wed" in Santa Monica, Calif., Friday, June 15, 2007.

The "Mrs. Doubtfire" star will not appear in any form of publicity until 2039.