China

Bo Xilai Handed Life Sentence

Former rising Chinese political star convicted of embezzlement, bribery, and abuse of power

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JINAN, China (AP)—A court sentenced Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption Sunday, burying the career of one of China's most up-and-coming politicians and lowering the curtain on a scandal that exposed a murder and illicit enrichment among the country's elite.