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China's Ex-Security Chief Sentenced to Life in Prison

Chinese state media say former security chief Zhou Yongkang has been sentenced to life in prison for corruption, making him the most powerful official to be brought down by the Communist Party's anti-graft campaign. The official Xinhua news agency said Thursday that the 72-year-old Zhou admitted guilt and will not appeal the ruling, which was made during a secret, closed-door trial in the northeastern city of Tianjin. Zhou was formally charged last month with bribery, abuse of...

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