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This combination of four file photos taken Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015, shows the central Beijing business district as a forecasted cold front cleared away the smog over a period of four hours in Beijing. Beijing lifted its red alert at noon on Thursday as a cold front cleared away the smog that had enveloped the Chinese capital since Tuesday. (AP Photo/Aritz Parra, File)

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Dense smog enveloped Beijing last week, prompting the city to issue its first red alert for pollution. It ordered schools closed, suspended …