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Monkey picks Trump as next US president

A Chinese monkey described as the “king of prophets” has tipped Donald Trump for the US presidency, a tourism park said, after the creature successfully predicted the winner of football’s European Championship final earlier this year.

Clinton rises in poll after trading jabs with Trump

Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump attacked one another's character as they pushed their closing arguments six days before the U.S. presidential election, while the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton's lead over Trump rising back to the margin she held last week. 

Peacekeeping commander in South Sudan fired by U.N. chief

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday fired his top peacekeeping commander in South Sudan, following the release of a damning internal investigation that faulted the top U.N. brass for failing to come to the aid of thousands of civilians.

South Korea: Protestors demand President Park resignation

Thousands of South Koreans rallied in Seoul Saturday, demanding the resignation of President Park Geun-hye.
Police estimated that around 12,000 demonstrators attended the evening protest, according to the country's semi-official Yonhap news agency.

Hacker who stole nude photos of celebrities gets 18 months in prison

The hacker who stole nude photos of female celebrities in 2014 has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison, officials announced on Thursday.In a court in May, Ryan Collins, a 36-year-old from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, plead guilty to federal hacking charges and admitted to a two-year phishing scam to gain passwords of more than 100 people, including actors Jennifer Lawrence and Aubrey Plaza and singers Rihanna and Avril Lavigne.