5 Things for Tuesday, November 29: Colombia Plane Crash, Ohio State, Donald Trump

CNN/Stylemagazine.com Newswire | 11/29/2016, 7:32 a.m.
A crash in Colombia, an attack in Ohio and a crisis in South Korea. Here's what you need to know ...
Images posted by the Antioquia Police Department show the scene where a chartered flight crashed. Seventy-six people are confirmed dead following a plane crash outside Medellin, Colombia.

By Doug Criss


(CNN) -- A crash in Colombia, an attack in Ohio and a crisis in South Korea. Here's what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

1. Colombia plane crash

A plane carrying members of a Brazilian soccer team crashed in Colombia. Seventy-six people are dead; six people survived the crash. Officials say the charter plane -- which took off from Bolivia last night -- declared an emergency before going down near Medellin.

2. Ohio State University attack

An Ohio State student rammed his car into a crowd, got out and charged at passersby with a knife. He wounded 11 before a campus police officer shot him dead. Abdul Razak Ali Artan, a Somali immigrant, said in a Facebook post that he'd grown "sick and tired" of seeing Muslims "killed and tortured."

3. Presidential transition

Donald Trump's picked Georgia Rep. Tom Price to run the Department of Health and Human Services, and that makes sense because Price, a surgeon, hates Obamacare, which he'll be in charge of dismantling. Trump may make more Cabinet announcements today and powwow again with Mitt Romney.

4. South Korea

South Korea's embattled president, Park Geun-hye, says she'll resign if that's what parliament wants. And Parliament does want it -- lawmakers are prepping an impeachment vote against Park, who's been dogged by corruption allegations involving a confidante and other aides.

5. Dylann Roof trial

Dylann Roof is representing himself at his murder trial. He's accused of killing nine people in a racially-motivated attack at a black church in South Carolina. A judge OK'd Roof's motion, so that means Roof could end up cross-examining some of the very people he's accused of attacking.


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