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China says not begun legal process for disgraced security chief
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has not started legal proceedings against former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-profile figure to be caught in a government crackdown on corruption, a senior court official said on Saturday. Jiang Bixin, the deputy head of the Supreme People's Court, China's highest court, said any case against Zhou would be handled by the courts in compliance with the law once it was lodged. He was responding to a journalist's question about Zhou's fate at a news conference in Beijing that was carried live on the website of the state-run China News service. ...
Griffin scores 39, Clippers beat Lakers 118-111
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin scored 39 points and went 11 for 12 from the free throw line, powering the Los Angeles Clippers to a gritty 118-111 victory over the winless Lakers in the first meeting of the season between the Staples Center co-tenants.
China manufacturing growth slows in October: govt
Chinese manufacturing growth slowed in October, the government said on Saturday, as the world's second-largest economy expands at its weakest pace in five years. China's official purchasing managers index (PMI), a measure of activity in the sector, came in at 50.8 last month, the National Bureau of Statistics said. The figure was lower than the 51.1 recorded in September and compared with the preliminary 50.4 figure in a private survey released by British bank HSBC on October 23. PMI tracks activity in China's factories and workshops and is a closely-watched indicator of the health of the economy.
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Giants fans brave the rain to honor their World Series heroes
By Emmett Berg SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants on Friday brought home their third World Series trophy in five years to elated fans that lined a two-mile (3-km) parade route along the city's Market Street. Revelers ignored an intermittent rain to salute the Giants, who defeated the Kansas City Royals with a heart-stopping 3-2 victory on Wednesday in a winner-take-all Game Seven. "This is the best moment of our lives and our baseball careers," World Series Most Valuable Player Madison Bumgarner told a crowd of thousands gathered in front of City Hall. ...
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