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Court Rejects Bo Xilai's Appeal

A court in eastern China has rejected an appeal by Bo Xilai, a former top member of China's Communist Party, after his conviction last month on charges of corruption and abuse of power. Friday's ruling from the Shandong Provincial Higher People's Court closes the door on one of China's messiest political scandals in decades. Bo was sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of bribery, embezzlement and abuse of power. He admitted some wrongdoing but denied most of ...

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