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In this May 28, 2012 photo, Wan Qingliang, then-Communist Party chief of Guangzhou, speaks at a lawyers' conference in Guangzhou in southern China's Guangdong province. A pair of formerly high-flying Chinese provincial officials, Wan and Wang Min, were sentenced to life in prison Friday, Sept. 30, 2016, for corruption and bribe-taking, the latest targets to fall in President Xi Jinping's years-long campaign against graft at all levels of government and state industry. (Chinatopix via AP)

China's Communist Party turns 90

Chinese President Hu Jintao celebrated the Communist Party on its 90th anniversary Friday for its ability to adapt and said it must use that skill to fight corruption and ease social conflict if it is to stay in power.