November 6, 2018

Five men arrested for burning effigy of Grenfell Tower

iStock/Thinkstock(LONDON) -- Five men were arrested after burning a cardboard replica of Grenfell Tower over the weekend during a bonfire party, according to London's Metropolitan Police. Seventy-two people died in the Grenfell Tower blaze in London in June 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May tweeted Monday night about the effigy, calling it "utterly unacceptable." In a statement, Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said he was "appalled by the callous nature." "To mock that dis..
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..