China’s Xi given 2nd 5-year term as Communist Party leader

Attendees walk through the lobby of the Great Hall of the People during the closing ceremony of China’s 19th Party Congress in Beijing, Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017. China’s ruling Communist Party moved Tuesday to confirm President Xi Jinping’s rise to becoming the country’s most powerful leader in decades by amending its constitution to add his name and ideology. The banner reads: “Warmly celebrate the successful convening of Chinese Communist Party’s 19th Party Congress!” (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)


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