South Korea: Man crashes digger into prosecutors building to protest against Presidents friend

South Korea: Man crashes digger into prosecutors building to protest against Presidents friend

A 45-year-old man crashed an excavator into the South Korean prosecutors office to protest against the woman at the centre of an influence-peddling scandal gripping the countrys highest office. The woman he was protesting against, Choi Soon-sil, was arrested on allegations she used her friendship with President Park Geun-hye to influence state affairs by gaining access to classified documents and benefited personally through non-profit foundations, officials said. Choi was detained late on 31 October, hours after she had arrived at the office of local prosecutors to answer questions. Nov 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton email scandal: There is no case here

Hillary Clinton email scandal: There is no case here

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has reinforced her innocence and welcomed the FBI to look at the emails in the latest twist of the private server scandal. She told supporters she was confident that the FBI would reach the same conclusion as it did, that there were no grounds for an charges. Nov 1, 2016
President Barack Obama sings Purple Rain to White House trick or treater

President Barack Obama sings Purple Rain to White House trick or treater

President Barack Obama belted out the song Purple Rain as he handed treats to a child dressed as Prince at the White House trick or treat party on 31 October. President Obama and Michelle Obama greeted thousands of children for the holiday event, starting off with a dance to Michael Jacksons song Thriller. The Obamas then handed out sweets to the children who were mostly pupils from local schools or children from military families. Nov 1, 2016
Alabama pipeline explosion injures 7 and sends US gas prices soaring

Alabama pipeline explosion injures 7 and sends US gas prices soaring

A pipeline explosion and fire on the Colonial pipeline in Shelby, Alabama injured seven workers on 31 October. Colonial Pipeline Co opted to shut down its main gasoline and distillates pipelines following the incident, which caused pipeline led gasoline prices in New York to jump the most in nearly eight years. Nov 1, 2016