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Noshir Gowadia awaiting verdict in alleged spy case

HONOLULU (AP) - A federal jury has begun deliberations in the trial of a former B-2 stealth bomber engineer accused of selling military secrets to China. The jury is meeting Friday after hearing testimony over nearly four months in the trial of Noshir Gowadia of Haiku, Maui.

Both the prosecution and defense made their closing arguments at US District Court in Honolulu on Thursday. Gowadia has pleaded not guilty to 17 counts, including conspiracy, violating the arms export control act and money laundering.

The prosecution alleges Gowadia helped China design a stealth cruise missile to raise money to pay for his luxurious Maui home. The defense says Gowadia gave Chinese officials only unclassified information.

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