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Ships from US, Australia and Japan conduct joint drills in South China Sea in defiance of Beijing

Feb. 08, 2024 06:56 AM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Warships from the United States, Australia and Japan have held joint drills in the South China Sea in defiance of Beijing, which claims sovereignty over virtually the entire strategic waterway. The U.S. 7th Fleet that oversees most U.S. Navy operations in the...

Today in History: January 8, Lyndon Johnson declares 'war on poverty'

Jan. 08, 2024 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 8, the eighth day of 2024. There are 358 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 8, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson, in his State of the Union address, declared an “unconditional war on...

China says a US Navy ship 'illegally intruded' into waters in the South China Sea

Dec. 04, 2023 04:31 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — The Chinese military said that an American naval ship had “illegally intruded” on Monday into waters near the Second Thomas Shoal, the site of a hot territorial dispute between China and the Philippines in the South China Sea. A Chinese naval force was mobilized...