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Park Geun Hye ousted

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The former director of a scandal-hit nationalistic educator has turned against Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his allies, dishing dirt in a brewing saga that has hurt the leader's solid approval ratings.

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Outlook 2017

It is still the world's wealthiest continent. It continues to be admired for its innovation and commercial flair. It remains a magnet for tourists worldwide. And it is still the destination of choice for millions of would-be migrants.
Lower taxes and more jobs - but not enough jobs. Uncertain health care for at least 6.4 million people. Higher prices at the store if there is a trade war with China.
It will be a difficult and uncertain 2017 for China and President Xi Jinping, and it is not just because of the unpredictability of United States President-elect Donald Trump.

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Qipao fans have quite the fashion runway amid the beautiful canola flowers in full bloom at the ancient picturesque village of Lishantou, in China's Longquan city.

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