November 22, 2018

American killed by isolated tribe in India after fishermen smuggled him onto the island: Police

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An American man has been killed by a remote tribe after taking an illegal trip to one of the Andaman Islands in India. John Chau, 27, was killed on North Sentinel Island, South Andaman Senior Superintendent of Police Vijay Singh told ABC News. The island is home to the indigenous Sentinelese people. The seven fishermen who escorted Chau to the island, which is illegal to visit, have all been arrested, Singh said. It appears that Chau reached the island with the hel..
November 21, 2018

US military to build observation outposts in northern Syria to reduce tensions with Turkey

SPC Arnada Jones/U.S. Army(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. military has announced a new mission in northern Syria aimed at reducing tensions between Turkey and America's Kurdish partners. Defense Secretary James Mattis told reporters on Wednesday that the U.S. will be building observation outposts in northern Syria along the Turkish border, because the U.S. wants to "call the Turks and warn them if we see something coming out of an area we're operating in." That "something" is Kurdish fighters..
November 21, 2018

Rare white lion in South Africa named Mufasa may be saved by ‘mystery donor’

Tjitske Schouwstra(NEW YORK) -- A tense legal battle in South African courts over the fate of a rare white lion might be over after a “mystery donor” stepped in to buy the animal. Three-year-old Mufasa was confiscated as a cub from a private owner after law enforcement officials found out that he was kept as a pet without a permit, according to the Rustenburg Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, where Mufasa was placed. The lion will eventually be sold at auction, a common practice for animals that h..
November 21, 2018

New documentary takes a closer look at Meghan Markle’s life as the Duchess of Sussex

Chris Jackson/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Meghan Markle stepped into the spotlight as Prince Harry's beautiful bride, and since their royal nuptials, the Duchess of Sussex has quickly adjusted into her new life, new role and new royal family. ABC News takes an up-close look at Meghan Markle's royal beginnings as the Duchess of Sussex in a prime-time special "Meghan's New Life: The Real Princess Diaries,", which airs Thursday, Nov. 22 9:00 p.m. EST on ABC Television Network. In the fir..