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South Korean protesters take to streets against President Park again

Washington D.C.[US], Nov. 13 : Seoul was rocked with massive protests for the second consecutive weekend as scored of livid South Koreans took to the streets calling for President Park Geun-hye's resignation.

The march came as opposition to Park mounts following her shocking admission that she shared classified information with someone who lacked the necessary security clearance, reports CNN.

The protest was one of the biggest anti-government protests the country has seen in decades.

Four officers were injured during the demonstrations, according to South Korea's Yonhap News Agency, which cited police.

Twenty-six protesters were taken to hospital with injuries and a further 29 were treated at the scene of the protests, Yonhap quoted the Fire Department as saying.

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Voter turnout in U.S. hits 20-year low in 2016

Washington D.C. [United States], Nov. 12 : The voter turnout in the United States has fallen to nearly its lowest point in two decades this year.

As the ballots are still being tabulated by the election officials, the 126 million votes which have already been calculated accounts for 55% of voting age citizens cast ballots this year, reports the CNN.

The turnout has been the lowest in a presidential election given that it was 53.5% in 1996.

The turnout figures will change as outstanding ballots -- such as provisional ballots and those with write-ins are seen by election officials.

For reaching a turnout of 2008 in which nearly 64% of voting age citizens casted a vote, it would take another 18.7 million votes.

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Mosul siege: Teens 'brainwashed', trained to fight for ISIS

Washington D.C., [U.S.], Nov. 12 : With Iraqi security forces coming down heavily on the ISIS in Mosul, Iraq, local commanders of the dreaded outfit have started fleeing in some neighbourhoods leaving behind trained teenage combatants to fight Iraqi forces.

According to CNN, Mosul residents said they fear these young fighters as much than other ISIS militants because they have been brainwashed, have no fear after being indoctrinated and trained for two years.

The UNHCR report said ISIS had "deployed what it calls the 'sons of the caliphate' in the alleys of the old town of Mosul, wearing explosive belts. We are concerned that these may be teenagers and young boys."

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Melania Trump, Michelle Obama tete-a-tete over tea at White House

Washington D.C.[United States], Nov.11 : While President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump were having a crucial meeting in the Oval Office with the eyes of the world on them, few doors down another change of guard was underway between First Lady Michelle Obama and Melania Trump.

Michelle hosted the soon-to-be first lady for tea and a tour of the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in the White House briefing.

A photo released by the White House showed the two sitting next to each other and chatting amicably in gold chairs in the Yellow Oval Room, located in the residence of the White House, reports CNN.

Earnest said that during the visit to Trump's future home, the two women discussed several issues, especially raising children in the White House.

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Shootings at an anti-Trump rally in Seattle, many injured

Washington D.C. (U.S.) Nov. 10 : Many persons have been injured in shooting in Seattle, Washington, as hundreds of people took to the streets to protest against U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump's victory in 2016 Presidential election.

According to American media report, the shooting took place at Pine Street and 3 Avenue and the police have arrived at the scene.

The investigation into the incident is underway.

Trump was yesterday elected the President of the United States.

The Republican nominee won after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

Trump's surprising performance at the polls ended Hillary Clinton's quest to make history as the first female president of the United States.

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One person dead, two injured in shooting near LA polling station

California [United States], Nov. 9 : One person has been killed and two others injured in a shooting incident near a polling location in Azusa near Los Angeles.

The initial shooting was followed by a gun battle with responding police officers at the scene near the Memorial Park North Recreation Center, where voters were spooked by a volley of shots, reports the CNN.

A female suspect is being looked out by the police and they are also trying to determine if there is also a male suspect

Acting Azusa Police Chief Steve Hunt has said that multiple victims on the residential side of the street were found by the police across the polling place. Three people were taken to a hospital, where one victim died.

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Hope US creates history by electing first woman Prez: Indian-Americans

New York [USA], Nov. 9 : As the race to the White House inches closer, an Indian American voter is hoping that the United States will create history by electing Hillary Clinton as the first ever female President of America.

"I think America is going to create history by electing the first lady president," an Indian-American voter told ANI.

While another voter wished that whoever wins, Hillary or Donald Trump, should work towards the progress of the nation.

Another voter said that both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton enjoy equal popularity with the Indo-American community.

When asked if the Indians are leaning towards Hillary or Trump, Nishiba, a Hillary supporter, said: "Both of them have 50-50 chances with the Indo-American community."

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Trump, Hillary stand 50-50 chances with Indo-Americans

New York [USA], Nov. 9 : Both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton eyeing for the prestigious White House enjoy equal popularity with the Indo-American community.

This is quite evident from the viewpoint of the Indo-American community residing in the United States.

Indian American voter Nishiba in an exclusive conversation told ANI that both are equally popular among them.

When asked if the Indians are leaning towards Hillary or Trump, Nishiba said: "Both of them have 50-50 chances with the Indo-American community."

When asked why she would be voting for Hillary, Nishiba said, "First of all I'm a democrat and I believe she is going to do good for the country as well as neighbouring countries especially in fighting terrorism."

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Trump a lunatic, racist, anti-nationality, say voters ahead of counting

Philadelphia [United States], Nov. 8 : Some Americans queuing up to vote for the next President of the United States don't seem to be too enthusiastic about Republican nominee Donald Trump being the next occupant of the White House.

Talking to ANI in Philadelphia on the sidelines of a rally addressed by President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama and Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, Doura, a voter when asked whether America is ready for a woman president, said "Yes I think they are."

Replying to another question as to why it has taken America so long to elect a woman president if they do elect one tomorrow, she said, "I think because there are lot of white men who support her opponent, and they just have not let it happen yet."

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FBI clears Hillary Clinton again following review of new emails

New York [United States], Nov. 7 : The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey informed lawmakers that the agency has not changed its opinion that Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges after a review of new emails.

"Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July," the CNN quoted Comey as saying in the new letter written by him to congressional committee chairmen.

Last month, a bombshell was dropped by Comey on the presidential race as he had sent a letter to Congress saying that the FBI had discovered emails in a separate investigation that could be connected to the now closed probe of whether the classified information was mishandled by Clinton.

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Obamas dance to 'Thriller' at White House Halloween

Washington, Nov 1 : President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama danced to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" at their last White House Halloween trick-or-treat event.

"You guys all look scary, or cool, or whatever you're trying to be," Obama told the assembled trick-or-treaters on Monday night.

The Obamas decorated the South Lawn of the White House and welcomed more than 4,000 people for trick-or-treating, mostly from 15 Washington-area elementary schools and military families, USA Today reported.

Treats came in the form of Hershey Kisses, Halloween cookies, Miamp;Ms, Fruit Bars, Kettle Corn, Bo and Sunny baseball cards and other assorted candies. Tricks were forbidden by the Secret Service.

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U.S. approves USD 75 million weapon sale to UAE

Washington [United States], Oct.25 : The United States has approved a 75 million dollars sale of equipment needed for military exercises with the United Arab Emirates.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency announced this in a press release on Monday.

The release noted that the proposed sale contributes to the foreign policy and national security of the United States by improving the UAE's ability to employ its fighter aircraft in multi-country coalition exercises.

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Clinton campaign headquarters evacuated over suspicious substance

NK US, New York, Oct 22 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign office in New York was evacuated after receiving a letter with a suspicious "white powdered substance", according to officials.

However, the New York Police Department (NYPD) has confirmed that the substance tested negative for harmful substances in a preliminary investigation, CNN reported.

The envelope was first delivered to Clinton's midtown Manhattan office on Friday evening, said Lt. Thomas Antonetti of the NYPD. It was then transferred to her Brooklyn headquarters.

Workers evacuated the 11th floor of the Brooklyn office later.

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US says it will welcome Russian observers for presidential election

Washington [USA], Oct 22 : Refuting allegations that the United States has disallowed Russian observers from monitoring next month's U.S. presidential election, Washington said Moscow is welcome to observe the elections.

When asked to comment about reports that said that the Russian consulate has been denied permission to observe the elections, US State Department spokesperson John Kirby said, "They're welcome to do that in accordance with established procedures. We told the Russian Government that they were welcome to observe our election."

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Improved ties between China-Philippines not a threat: U.S.

Washington [USA], Oct. 21 : The United States has said that it is happy with improving bilateral relations between China and the Philippines, whose relations soured over the South China Sea dispute, adding that in no way this development is a threat.

U.S. State Department spokesperson John Kirby said at a press briefing, "We also welcome improved relations between China and the Philippines. If that is, in fact, what President Duterte is seeking, that - we don't see that as a threat, we don't see that as unwelcome, we don't see that as counterproductive. Actually quite the opposite; we think that improved relations between him and his neighbors, be that China or other countries, are all to the good, all to the good for stability in the region."

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