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N.Y. firm indicted for selling Chinese spy gear


Authorities find Chinese-made spy gear, which may have been installed at U.S. military facilities and even Navy ships. One America's Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.

US officials have entered the Chinese consulate in Houston Texas, after diplomatic staff there complied with an order from the Trump administration to shut down. The US says the consulate was a hub for espionage and intellectual property theft related to coronavirus vaccine research. China denies the accusations, and has retaliated by ordering the American consulate in the southwestern city of Chengdu to close. The spat has brought already tense relations between the two countries to their lowest point in decades.
Former Trump adviser Steve Bannon and three other men, Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato and Timothy Shea, have been indicted on charges of defrauding donors who gave money to "We Build the Wall," an online fundraising campaign to help build a border wall. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers talks to legal analyst Rebecca Roiphe about the breaking news.
Former Trump senior adviser Steve Bannon and three others were indicted today for allegedly defrauding donors out of $25 million through their "We Build the Wall" campaign. President Trump said he knew nothing about the private border wall project and called it "a very sad thing" for Bannon. CBSN legal contributor Keir Dougall joined CBSN's "Red and Blue" to break down the charges.
Plus, lightning strikes ignite new fires in California and more than 1.1 million Americans applied for unemployment last week.

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