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Adili Wuxor lies on a tightrope during the last day of his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, an Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Adili Wuxor walks a tightrope during the last day of his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, an Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Adili Wuxor lies on a tightrope during the last day of his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, an Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Adili Wuxor waves a Chinese national flag while being lowered to the ground after his two-month tightrope walking performance on top of China's National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, in Beijing Friday, July 2, 2010. Mr. Adili, a Uighur ethnic Dawaz tightrope walking performer, has been walking the tightrope five hours a day on the top of the Bird's Nest over the past 60 days, setting a new Guinness World Record. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)

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Participants carry Chinese national flags during a parade through a downtown Hong Kong street to celebrate the 13th anniversary of Hong Kong's handover to China in Hong Kong, Thursday, July 1, 2010. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE - This Feb. 23, 2010, file photo shows New Jersey Nets' Yi Jianlian, of China, dunking during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers, in East Rutherford, N.J. Two people familiar with the deal tell The Associated Press the New Jersey Nets have traded forward Yi Jianlian to the Washington Wizards, creating even more room as they head into free agency.

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Illustration: US/China

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**FILE** A Chinese clerk counts U.S. dollars in exchange for the Chinese renminbi at a bank in Hefei in central China's Anhui province on June 20, 2010. (Associated Press)

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BLOOMBERG NEWS Jean-Claude Juncker, Luxembourg's prime minister, who also heads the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers, welcomed the flexibility decision by China about the yuan.

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** FILE ** A bank clerk stacks renminbi banknotes at a bank in Hefei in central China's Anhui province in November 2009. (AP Photo/File)

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Chinese firemen evacuate a man trapped in the floods in Xiushui, in central China's Jiangxi province, on Sunday, June 20, 2010. Major rivers burst their banks in southern China, triggering massive floods that forced 860,000 to flee their homes, the government said Sunday. (AP Photo)

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Rescuer workers find a body covered in mud at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said 23 workers were killed and seven wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Rescuers work at the site of a massive landslide triggered by heavy rains in Pengta Town, Kangding County, Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture in southwest China's Sichuan province on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. The landslide occurred at a construction site of a hydroelectric dam early Tuesday morning after heavy rains, the official Xinhua News Agency reported. It said workers were killed and wounded when part of a mountain gave way and buried the site. Four workers managed to escape unharmed. (AP Photo)

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Chinese rescuers work to pull up a bus devoured by the flash floods in Nanping, in eastern China's Fujian province, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. At least 24 people are missing after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed two vehicles, according to state media. (AP Photo)

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A Chinese woman mourns a family member killed by flash floods in Nanping, in eastern China's Fujian Province, on Tuesday, June 15, 2010. Dozens of people are missing after flash floods and landslides triggered by heavy rains engulfed two vehicles in Fujian, according to state media. (AP Photo)

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U.S. President Barack Obama tours the Great Wall in Badaling, China, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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**FILE** A woman with car accessories passes by a tire store in Beijing, China, on Sept. 13, 2009. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** A Chinese flag flutters outside Google's China headquarters in Beijing on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010. Google closed its China-based search engine last year after complaining of cyberattacks from China against its e-mail service. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

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**FILE** Iran's top nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili (left) shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi before a meeting on April 1, 2010, at Foreign Ministry in Beijing, China. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** The sun rises behind the construction site of a housing project among the haze clouding the skyline of Shenyang, China, Sunday, Dec. 6, 2009. (Associated Press)