South Korea President Park Geun-hye impeached over corruption scandal

From CBS News

South Korean lawmakers on Friday voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye, a stunning and swift fall for the country’s first female leader, the subject of corruption allegations and protests that drew millions into the streets in united fury.

Formal documents were handed over to the presidential Blue House later Friday, stripping Park of her power and making Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn the acting president until the country’s Constitutional Court rules on whether Park must permanently step down.

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