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Protesters call for resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye

President Park Geun-hye has been a strong ally of the US, fighting for the installation of a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system in South Korea, standing up to both China and Russian Federation, putting pressure on Pyongyang, and rejecting domestic calls for nuclear rearmament.


Mosul Today: UN says IS using thousands as human shields

Mosul Today: UN says IS using thousands as human shields

The involvement of the Shiite militias in the operation to retake Sunni-majority Mosul has raised concerns the offensive could aggravate Iraq's sectarian tensions. Pentagon officials have said the terrorist group still has between 3,000 and 5,000 fighters within Mosul, where it expects the militants will mount a brutal urban fight in an attempt to retain the city that they captured in June 2014.


Turnbull says 'door to Australia is closed'

Turnbull says 'door to Australia is closed'

CANBERRA , Australia-The Australian government, which already bars asylum seekers who arrive illegally by boat from resettling here, said it would move to keep them out for life even as tourists, in a bid to step up deterrence. This image, taken on August 10, 2016, shows a refugee injured during protests at an Australian detention facility on Manus Island. Outgoing Solicitor-General Justin Gleeson, who has resigned over his dispute with Attorney-General George Brandis, was not consulted ...


Trump Chipping Away at Clinton's Lead

Trump Chipping Away at Clinton's Lead

Trump, a NY businessman who says he is worth billions of dollars, invested heavily throughout his GOP primary race. Hillary Clinton's team has overwhelmed Donald Trump's campaign in its effort to turn out voters early. The 2016 general election is the Mountain State's first since doing away with automated straight-ticket voting. Keep track of how much Clinton and Trump are spending on television advertising, and where they're spending it, via AP's interactive ad tracker.


Italy's strongest natural disaster in 36 years reduces towns to rubble

Italy's strongest natural disaster in 36 years reduces towns to rubble

Nuns rushed out of their church in the central town of Norcia as the clock tower appeared about to crumble In Rieti, hospital patients fled into the street and and huddled outside under blankets. Pope Francis also acknowledged the quake in his Sunday blessing in St. Peter's Square, telling the crowd that he was " praying for the injured and the families who have suffered the most damage, as well as for rescue and first-aid workers".