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China accuses US of interfering in training exercise before aerial confrontation

May. 31, 2023 23:52 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China’s Defense Ministry accused the U.S. of “interference and surveillance” of a naval exercise in the South China Sea ahead of an incident in which a Chinese fighter pilot flew at high speed in front of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane, underscoring the rupture in...

US bomb designed to hit targets like Iran underground nuclear sites briefly reappears amid tensions

May. 22, 2023 20:35 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As tensions with Iran have escalated over its nuclear program, the U.S. military this month posted pictures of a powerful bomb designed to penetrate deep into the earth and destroy underground facilities that could be used to enrich uranium. The...