Absence of Xi heir among new China leaders raises questions

People ride a subway train in Beijing as a television screen shows a live broadcast of Chinese President Xi Jinping introducing members of the Politburo Standing Committee of China’s 19th Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017. Communist Party leader Xi Jinping on Wednesday unveiled the lineup of the party’s highest body who will rule alongside him as he embarks on a second five-year term as party leader. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)


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