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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon

U.N. Secretary General Visits SIU At Carbondale

In his final public address, outgong United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon told a crowd of 1,400 at the SIU Student Center in Carbondale what he has learned in his 10 years in the office and what he'd like to pass on.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
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Trump Chooses South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley As U.N. Ambassador

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has been selected as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in President-elect Donald Trump's administration, according to Trump's transition team.

Sean Spicer, a senior transition official, tells NPR's Domenico Montanaro that Trump offered Haley the appointment and she accepted. The position requires Senate confirmation.

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