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ONE CHINA POLICY: Chinese military flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy’s visit

China’s military sent 18 planes including fighter jets over the Taiwan Strait in an unusually large show of force Friday as a U.S. envoy held a day of closed-door meetings on the self-governing island claimed by China. Under the Secretary of State Keith Krach, who handles the economic growth, energy and the environment portfolio, held…