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Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping attends during the closing ceremony for the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012. Designated as successor five years ago, Xi will take over as party general secretary from Hu Jintao on Thursday, Nov. 15, and as president next spring, in only China’s second orderly transfer of power. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

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