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TODAY   |  February 19, 2014

Ship meant for standby in Sochi out of commission

One of the U.S. Navy ships that was supposed to be on standby to respond to possible emergencies in Sochi has been out of commission for nearly a week. A senior military official says the U.S.S. Taylor ran aground in the Black Sea.

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>>> one of the u.s. navy ships that was supposed to be on standby nearby has been out of commission for nearly a week. tells nbc news the " uss taylor " ran aground in the black sea as it was pulling into port in turkey last week. the vessel's prop was damaged in the incident. inspectors are assessing the damage. no word on how long that ship will be out of commission.