U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks about his 99-year-old "American Mom" Libba Patterson during an interview at her home Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, in Novato, Calif. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
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UN chief says he'd like a woman to be next secretary-generalSecretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he would personally like to see a woman lead the United Nations for the first time since it was established more than 70 years ago. There are currently 11 candidates vying to succeed Ban -- six men and five women.A group of 56 nations are campaigning for the first female U.N. chief.Former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres, a former U.N. refugee chief, topped both polls.The three other women candidates are New Zealand's former prime minister Helen Clark, who heads the U.N. Development Program; Christiana Figueres of Costa Rica, the U.N. official who played a key role in shaping last December's historic agreement to fight climate change; and former Moldovan Foreign Minister Natalia Gherman,
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