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Chinese man accused of spying, helping recruit US engineers

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 8:33pm

CHICAGO — A Chinese citizen living in Chicago was arrested Tuesday for allegedly spying, including by helping with the recruitment of U.S. engineers, defence contractors and scientists for intelligence services in China, federal prosecutors said.

Ji Chaoqun, 27, is charged with one count of knowingly acting in the U.S......

Argentina's central bank chief resigns amid IMF negotiations

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 7:21pm

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentina's central bank chief resigned Tuesday amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.

The surprise resignation of Luis Caputo was announced in a bank statement that said he was leaving for personal reasons. But it came as the government was pushing for a new financing.....

Push to end bullet train in 2020 could signal GOP strategy

By Canadian Press
September 25, 2018 - 7:14pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Worried they would lack big-name candidates at the top of the ticket this November, California Republicans turned to a ballot measure that would eliminate a recent gas tax increase in hopes of exciting conservatives and ensuring they show up to support lower-profile legislative and congressional candidates......

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