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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

China holds 18th Communist Party Congress

A Chinese paramilitary policeman stands guard in front of Tiananmen gate in Beijing China Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012. The Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress is scheduled to begin on Nov. 8 in the Chinese capital. The once-a-decade event installs a new leadership to run the world's second largest economy and newly assertive global power. The Chinese words read, "Long Live the People's Republic of China."