Your daily news briefing, with a video report, news of the week ahead and a gas price update.

Look ahead

- Manssor Arbabsiar, the man who is charged in the plot to kill the Saudi ambassador, is to be arraigned Monday. The U.S. says that Iran officials were involved in the plot.

- The Hindu New Year of Diwali begins Wednesday.

- It’s a good week at the theater, with movies for kids and adults. First is “Puss in Boots,” rated PG; “In Time,” a PG-13 thriller starring Justin Timberlake; and the PG-13 “Anonymous,” a movie that posits Shakespeare wasn’t really Shakespeare.

- There also are some big albums coming out this week, with releases Tuesday from Coldplay, Kelly Clarkson, Vince Gill and more.

Video to note

Want to dress up your pet this Halloween? Here’s how to do it:

 

Gas price update

After falling prices for quite some time, they’re back on the rise. Here’s your weekly look:

- This week: $3.474
- 1 week ago: $3.426
- 1 month ago: $3.580
- 1 year ago: $2.831
- Record high: $4.114

GateHouse News Service