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    Chinese Workers Free American CEO After Holding Him Hostage Over Back Pay

    Charles Starnes, the CEO of Specialty Medical Supplies, based in Florida, was visiting his company's Beijing factory to lay off 30 workers. Instead, the workers took him prisoner, claiming they were owed two months of back pay. Starnes, who denies the claim, was held for almost a week before being released.

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