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China passes new intelligence law to 'ensure nation's security interests are met'

A Chinese intelligence law quickly passed on Tuesday is part of a raft of legislation in the country that will expand government powers to monitor, raid, and seize property. 

Nicolas Asfouri/AP

China's legislature passed a new intelligence law on Tuesday after an unusually brief round of discussions, a draft of which gave new powers to monitor suspects, raid premises, and seize vehicles and devices.