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Chinese jets intercept US aircraft over East China Sea, US says

According to the US military Chinese Sukhoi Su-30 jets have conducted an “unprofessional” intercept of a US aircraft. One of the Chinese jets came as close as 150ft (45m) to the US WC-135 plane and flew upside down above it, according to US officials cited by CNN. Continue reading →

US says 2 Secret Service officers found asleep on job

The DHS’ inspector general is warning that two Secret Service officers were found asleep at their posts. The new warning, made public Thursday, said fatigue from travel, overtime shifts and long working hours were partly to blame for the incidents in July and August. The officers found asleep, who were not identified, have been referred for disciplinary action. One had worked 60 hours of overtime prior to the incident. The other officer typically worked 12-hour days.

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