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Thousands call for South Korean president to resign

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>> A night time protest rocking the South Korea capital of Seoul Saturday, up to 30,000 candle carrying South Koreans pouring out into the streets according to organizers calling for the ousting of president Park Geun-hye. The police put their number closer to 8,000. The demonstration coming as prosecutors delve deeper into allegations a close personal friend of the President was given inappropriate access to governmental affairs, and then used that for financial gain.
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Parks' office said it is cooperating with the investigation, and plans to reshuffle her cabinet. But that's not good enough for angry Koreans who accused Park of betraying the public's trust and mismanaging the government in the final year of her five year term. Protesters intending to march to the presidential Blue House met with police in riot gear but there were no major confrontations.
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Protests took place in several other cities with public support for the president slumping to an all time low.