Taiwan holds military drill after China repeats threats

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan's army held another live-fire drill Thursday after Beijing ended its largest-ever military exercises around the island, as it repeated threats to bring the self-ruled democracy under its control. Beijing has raged at a trip to Taiwan last week by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi -- the highest-ranking elected American official to visit in decades -- staging days of air and sea drills around the island that raised tensions to their highest level in years. China's largest-ever Taiwan military drills draw to a close Taiwan has accused China of using the Pelosi visit as an excuse to...