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US Intercepts Two Russian Bombers Off Alaska's Coast
The U.S. military says it intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off Alaska's coast.
Navy Commander Gary Ross, a Pentagon spokesman, said a pair of F-22 Raptor aircraft intercepted the Russian TU-95 Bear bombers on Monday.
Ross said the intercept was "safe and professional."
North American Aerospace Defense Command monitors air approaches to North America and defends the airspace.
Fox News said Tuesday that the Russian planes flew within 100 miles...