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This frame grab taken from CCTV video shows Gu Kailai (2nd L), the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, being excorted into the court room for her murder trial in Hefei on August 9, 2012. Gu went on trial on August 9 accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood in a case that has rocked the Communist party as it gears up for a leadership change.
This frame grab taken from CCTV video shows Gu Kailai (2nd L), the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, being excorted into the court room for her murder trial in Hefei on August 9, 2012. Gu went on trial on August 9 accused of murdering British businessman Neil Heywood in a case that has rocked the Communist party as it gears up for a leadership change.

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CNN's Erin Burnett talks about the absence of Bo Xilai, China's top politician from the murder trial of his wife.

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CNN's Erin Burnett talks about the absence of Bo Xilai, China's top politician from the murder trial of his wife.