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China embroiled in political scandal after murder charges filed against wife of party leader

Gu Kailai, the wife of powerful Chinese political leader Bo Xilai, was charged in connection with the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood, who was believed to have died in his hotel room in Chongqing. Bo was an up-and-coming political leader in China who has fallen from grace in the wake of a scandal amidst a leadership transition in the country.

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Economy underpins power transition, political scandal in China

China is at a crossroads. The economic engine that has allowed its political leaders unprecedented peace and prosperity in the Communist nation, is slowing and the leaders there recognize that changes will be need to continue growing. But that's proving difficult, and coming at the same time the nation attempts a power transition and deals with a political scandal.