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US senators: China sea actions 'deeply troubling'

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Several US lawmakers criticized China Friday for its "deeply troubling" actions in disputed areas of the South China Sea, and urged passage of legislation that seeks peaceful solutions to rising maritime tensions.  

This photo taken on May 2, 2014 and released on May 7, 2014 by the Vietnamese Foreign Ministry shows a China Coast Guard ship (R) spraying a water cannon on a Vietnamese ship in the disputed waters in the South China Sea

Communist neighbors China and Vietnam have seen tensions soar since Beijing announced last week it would move a drilling rig into contested waters.

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