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US challenges China fly zone

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Two US B-52 bombers flew over a disputed area of the East China Sea without informing Beijing, US officials said Tuesday, challenging China's bid to create an expanded air defense zone. 

A US Air Force B-52 bomber flies past during the opening day of the Singapore Airshow in Singapore on February 14, 2012

The flight of the giant Stratofortress planes sent a clear signal that Washington would push back against what it considers an aggressive stance by Beijing in the region.

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