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Briefs, 19 December, 2012
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Briefs, 19 December, 2012
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Park becomes South Korea's first woman president

Conservative Park Geun-hye, the daughter of South Korea's former dictator, became the country's first woman president last night. Her liberal rival Moon Jae-in conceded defeat with Park ahead by 51.7 per cent to 47.9 per cent after 94.2 per cent of the vote had been counted.

20 Dec 2012 - 9:30AM

Conservative Park Geun-hye, the daughter of South Korea's former dictator, became the country's first woman president last night. Her liberal rival Moon Jae-in conceded defeat with Park ahead by 51.7 per cent to 47.9 per cent after 94.2 per cent of the vote had been counted.

Park becomes South Korea's first woman president
Briefs, December 20, 2012

Robert Bork, whose failed 1980s nomination to the US Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85. Brilliant, blunt and piercingly witty, Bork had a long career in politics and the law that took him from respected academic to a totem of conservative grievance.

20 Dec 2012 - 3:57AM

Robert Bork, whose failed 1980s nomination to the US Supreme Court helped draw the modern boundaries of cultural fights over abortion, civil rights and other issues, has died. He was 85. Brilliant, blunt and piercingly witty, Bork had a long career in politics and the law that took him from respected academic to a totem of conservative grievance.

Briefs, December 20, 2012