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November 6, 2018

French president target of planned attack, six arrested: Source

Thierry Monasse/Getty Images(PARIS) -- Six people were arrested Tuesday morning in France for allegedly planning a "violent action" against French President Emmanuel Macron, a source close to the investigation told ABC News. The suspected plan was "imprecise and loosely formed," according to the source. The arrested include five men and one woman, the source said. The suspects range in age from 22 years old to 62. The Paris prosecutor’s office has opened a preliminary investigation for “crimi..
November 6, 2018

Mexican authorities searching for NC teacher who went missing in national park: Reports

Jorge Duarte Estevao/iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- More than 100 police officers in Mexico are searching through the deep river gorges of one of the country's national parks for a North Carolina teacher last seen more than a week ago, according to reports. Patrick Braxton-Andrew, 34, is believed to have been hiking at the Copper Canyon National Park in Mexico's northwestern state of Chihuahua when he went missing, ABC North Carolina affiliate WSOC-TV reported. He was last seen ..
November 6, 2018

Man-eating tiger’s killing in India leads to criticism from activists, politicians

iStock/Thinkstock(MUMBAI, India) -- A tiger that officials say killed 13 people was shot dead in central India over the weekend, igniting a firestorm of criticism from politicians and animal rights activists who said the killing was unnecessary. The operation to find the female tiger, called T1 by authorities and Avni by animal rights advocates, had gone on for months but had intensified after the tiger claimed its latest victim in August. Since then, forest officials doubled their efforts to fi..
November 6, 2018

Husband pleads guilty to manslaughter in wife’s honeymoon disappearance on the high seas

U.S. Coast Guard District 7, FILE(NEW YORK) -- A British man has pleaded guilty to charges connected with the 2017 disappearance of his new wife while sailing the Caribbean during their honeymoon. Lewis Bennett, 41, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of his wife, Isabela Hellman, 41, while out on the high seas, United States Attorney Ariana Fajardo Orshan for the Southern District of Florida announced in a statement Monday. He faces a maximum sentence of eight years in pris..