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  People wait outside the U.S. Embassy for their visa application interviews in Beijing, China, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton arrived Wednesday in Beijing, where a tense human rights showdown awaits over the fate of a blind Chinese lawyer said to be under U.S. protection after escaping from house arrest. (AP Photo/Alexander F. Yuan)