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BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

BEIJING — China said Thursday that accusations against an alleged Chinese spy accused of attempting to steal trade secrets from American aviation and aerospace companies were “made out of thin air.” Yanjun Xu, an operative of China’s Ministry of State Security, was charged Wednesday in Cincinnati, Ohio, after being extradited to the U.S. from Belgium. … Continue reading BEIJING | China says accusations against alleged spy ‘out of thin air’

LOS ANGELES | Man deported 6 times charged in California homeless killings

LOS ANGELES — A man who was deported six times and is now suspected in a string of killings and beatings that targeted sleeping homeless people in Southern California was charged Wednesday with murder, attempted murder robbery, authorities said. Authorities say suspect Ramon Alberto Escobar has a long criminal record in the U.S. and has … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Man deported 6 times charged in California homeless killings

LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times

LOS ANGELES— A Texas man suspected of killing three people and seriously injuring four in a string of attacks on sleeping Southern California men — most of them homeless — had a long criminal history and had been deported from the United States six times, immigration officials said Tuesday night. Ramon Escobar, 47, who was … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Suspect in deadly California attacks was deported 6 times