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Our girl Meghan has been shortlisted for TIME Person of the Year

Our girl Meghan has been shortlisted for TIME Person of the Year

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U.S. President Donald Trump was runner-up, while U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller was third pick.

Moon Jae-in: South Korea's president has received plenty of press this year for holding three "historic" summits with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as reported by TIME.

TIME stated that Trump made headlines this year for "navigating crises involving both himself and his staff, attacking an encircling investigation implicating people close to him, and enacting several controversial policies".

"More than 2,000 families were separated at the USA border this year under a Trump administration policy aimed at deterring illegal immigration", Time's article read.

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The 45th president of the US, and TIME's 2016 Person of the Year, marked his second year in office through navigating crises involving both himself and his staff, attacking an encircling investigation implicating people close to him, and enacting several controversial policies, ranging from separations at the border to an worldwide trade war with China.

One of the worldwide candidates is Saudi journalist and dissident Jamal Khashoggi. She was the most prominent of multiple women who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault.

Behind the Marvel blockbuster Black Panther was director Ryan Coogler, just 32 years old. The group is a gun control advocacy organization founded by survivors of the mass murder at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in February.

A group of journalists whose work has landed them in jail, or cost them their lives, have been named TIME's Person of the Year for 2018.