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US: Russian Fighter Flew Within 15 Feet of US Plane

U.S. military officials say a Russian fighter jet came within 15 feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane flying in international airspace Monday, calling it an "unsafe" incident. A Defense Department spokeswoman, Army Lieutenant Colonel Michelle Baldanza, said Friday that the U.S. Air Force plane was flying a routine route over the Black Sea when it was intercepted by a Russian jet in an "unsafe and unprofessional manner." She said the U.S. military was looking into the...

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