**FILE** U.S. and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel Nov. 7, 2012, during a U.S. Presidential election event, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. (Associated Press)

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**FILE** U.S. and Chinese national flags are hung outside a hotel Nov. 7, 2012, during a U.S. Presidential election event, organized by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. (Associated Press)