FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday April 29, 2009, Liu Tienan, a vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission speaks during a press conference in Shanghai, China. Liu, a

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FILE - In this file photo taken Wednesday April 29, 2009, Liu Tienan, a vice chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission speaks during a press conference in Shanghai, China. Liu, a powerful Chinese economic planning official has been expelled from the Communist Party and removed from public office over allegations of corruption that were first made by a prominent journalist. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File) less 

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