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US Defense Chief Visits Warship in South China Sea

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter visited a U.S. aircraft carrier in the South China Sea Thursday as tensions grow with China over Beijing's maritime expansion in the region. Carter was traveling with his Malaysian counterpart, Hishammuddin Hussein. The two boarded the U.S. aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt as it sailed the South China Sea off the coast of Malaysia.  In announcing his visit on Wednesday, Carter said it is a "symbol of our commitment" to the...

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