S. Korea elects first female president

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South Korean President-elect Park Geun-hye of the ruling Saenuri Party burns incense during her visit to the National Cemetery in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Park, daughter of a divisive military strongman from South Korea's authoritarian era, was elected the country's first female president Wednesday, a landmark win that could mean a new drive to start talks with rival North Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)

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Park Geun-hye, daughter of a divisive military strongman from South Korea's authoritarian era, has been elected the country's first female president, a landmark win that could mean a new drive to start talks with rival North Korea. (AP)

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