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Chinese Court to Hear Bo Xilai Appeal

A Chinese court says disgraced former politician Bo Xilai will be allowed to appeal his conviction on bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. The high court in the eastern province of Shandong said Wednesday that Bo "refused to accept the decision" following his August trial, which resulted in a sentence of life in prison. The statement did not say when the appeal would be heard. But observers say it is unlikely to succeed, since China's top leaders have already decided ...

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