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Anti-Park protesters march in Seoul for 5th straight week

An official candlelight rally is set to kick off at 6 p.m. and the second march would be staged after a lights-out event for a minute from 8 p.m. Protesters holding candles marched through the capital late into the night. Her father Park Chung-hee ruled South Korea from 1961, when he seized power in a military coup, until he was assassinated in 1979. She stressed the foundations were established with "pure motives" and had nothing to do with giving favors.

Demonetization effect? After Maharashtra, BJP dominates in Gujarat municipal elections

Reacting to the results, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani attributed the victory to the bold steps initiated by the PM. Of the 126 seats that went to polls, the BJP contested 125 and won 109. The BJP said that its performance in Maharashtra and Gujarat civic polls should be an "eye-opener" for the Opposition as people have indicated their support for demonetisation and dislike for those protesting against it.

Katie Taylor wants to embark on 'history making journey' after pro debut

Though the 27-year-old Pole has an underwhelming professional record of seven wins, 14 defeats and three draws, she did take recently crowned WBC Super welterweight champion Ewa Piatkowska the distance in May. 'She was very durable so I was expecting a tough six round battle. "I have been training so hard, so I have to thank my coach for that, because he has got me into fantastic shape".

Trump offers NSA post to Michael Flynn

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, D-Ill., says no senator has fought harder "against the hopes and aspirations" of Latinos, immigrants and people of color. In an op-ed in (where else?) the New York Post promoting the book , Flynn stated his belief that the United States is in "a global war, facing an enemy alliance that runs from Pyongyang, North Korea, to Havana, Cuba, and Caracas, Venezuela".

Fleeing Aleppo civilians forced back by gunfire

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) could not confirm if toxic gas was used in the bombing, and the Syrian government has denied the claim. Activists inside Aleppo told Agence France-Presse that the last few residents of Masaken Hanano - which has been targeted regularly by air strikes - were fleeing to other areas inside eastern Aleppo.

Wenger: I'm very happy with Granit Xhaka

The Swiss midfielder was signed for a fee believed to be between £30-35 million, and the size of that fee led to many thinking that Xhaka would immediately slot into the Arsenal midfield alongside Santi Cazorla. "Yes, but that is part of the job", Wenger added when asked if Xhaka was struggling at present. "People want you to buy players but when you buy them we only pick 11 and not 22 and they feel sorry for the 11 who do not play".

Connecticut Boy With Autism Missing in Texas

A search is underway for a CT boy who went missing while visiting Texas for the Thanksgiving holiday. Pearland Police are looking for a missing 9-year-old, non-verbal autistic boy. The family is now in need of our prayers. Marcus was last seen at a home in the 6700 block of Fite road. His family was in town from CT for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Cuba's Fidel Castro Dies, Aged 90

Famed for his rumpled olive fatigues, straggly beard and the cigars he reluctantly gave up for health reasons, Fidel Castro kept a tight clamp on dissent at home while defining himself overseas with his defiance of Washington . After release, Fidel Castro formed a revolutionary group, the 26th of July Movement, with his brother Raúl Castro and Che Guevara. After the botched invasion, Castro consolidated his power.

Colombian government to sign new peace accord with FARC rebels

President Santos signed an initial peace accord with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia on September 26 in an elaborate ceremony attended by several heads of state, but voters rejected the deal a week later in a referendum by a razor-thin margin of just 57,000 out of 13 million ballots cast.

Two killed after explosion in Turkey's Adana

Turkish EU affairs minister Omer Celik described the explosion on Twitter as a "vile attack" - but authorities are yet to confirm what caused the explosion. Anadolu said the blast, which occurred shortly after 8 a.m., came from a vehicle in front of the building. "It is suspected that a female suspect carried out the attack", Demirtas said, adding the license plate of the suspect's auto had been identified.

China rebuffs Trump threat to take steps to win trade edge

He has pointed to the gaping US trade gap with China - $334 billion past year - as a key factor in destroying those jobs. US Trade Representative Michael Froman told reporters following the final JCCT meeting of the Obama administration that the relationship with China is key, but acknowledged there are "headwinds around the world about the benefits of trade and skepticism on the US-China relationship in particular".

Ondo election will hold Saturday - INEC

Yakubu said INEC its officers will abide by the law, assuring that Ondo people will be allowed to choose their next governor. Speaking with journalists in Lagos after an emergency meeting of its members, ORM Convener, Gboyega Adeoye, said the group's stance hinged on the sensitivity of the election and the setting of precedence in Edo State, where election was postponed for two weeks to avert break down of law and order.

Republican Group Endorses Pelosi for Minority Leader

On Thursday, the former Warren JFK High School football and basketball star, who grew up in Niles, officially announced that he is challenging California Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi for House Minority Leader. Nancy Pelosi for the role of House minority leader. Vote for me and I will dedicate all of my energy to lead us back into the majority . "To state the obvious, it could certainly benefit the Valley to have Tim Ryan in a leadership position", Munroe said.

Aide: President-elect Trump won't seek charges against Hillary Clinton

Days earlier, Trump told CBS's " 60 Minutes " that he wants to think about whether to look more into Clinton's homebrew email server and the Justice Department's decision to not recommend charges against her. Farage - who tweeted last week after meeting with Trump in NY that he is " especially pleased " at Trump's "very positive reaction to idea that Sir Winston Churchill's bust should be put back in Oval Office" - said Monday he was "flattered" by Trump's suggestion and open to helping ...

Plane carrying 4 crashes, causes explosions in Nevada

The American Medflight plane was taking the patient to a medical facility at the University of Utah, cardiologist Rodney Badger told the newspaper. The crew on every American Medflight excursion includes an experienced pilot, flight nurse and paramedic, as well as the patient, according to the company's website .

The US Will Take In Some Refugees Stuck In Australia's Island Camps

Warning that the deal will not apply to future asylum seekers sent to the island centres, he said yesterday: "It is a one-off agreement". It will not be repeated. US Secretary of State John Kerry confirmed that the US had "agreed to consider referrals" from the United Nations refugee agency, UNHCR . Asylum seekers who refuse offers to resettle in a third country or to return home will be offered a 20-year visa to stay on Nauru , but no financial support, Immigration Minister Peter ...

'Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks - 11/17/16 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction'

NY trailed 108-86 with 4:33 to play before scoring 12 straight points. "Otto had a tough shooting night last game and he was not hesitant on his next game out and I like that, and that is what he has to continue to build and continue to trust his shot", said Brooks.

Malaysian reform group raided ahead of rally, 2 held

Meanwhile, in TOKYO , Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak expressed concern over an imminent physical clash between " Red Shirt " and "Yellow Shirt" protesters during the planned Bersih 5.0 demonstration in Kuala Lumpur tomorrow (Saturday).

India, Israel to expand defence, security ties

In all these issues, Israel - little Israel - is a giant of knowledge and experience, as we have already had to overcome our own challenges. "We have identified water management and conservation, and collaboration in scientific research and development as two areas of priority engagement.

Nigel Farage Will Not be Donald Trump Intermediary: Downing Street

The Telegraph claimed last night that ministers would be forced to use the contacts of the interim Ukip leader as they have no links to the President-to-be or his team. After the shock election result, the interim Ukip leader appeared to make light of a now infamous 2005 videotape of Mr Trump in which he boasted about being able to grope women because of his celebrity.