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Five Navy sailors accused of running LSD ring aboard carrier

(WASHINGTON) -- Five U.S. Navy sailors serving on the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan face criminal proceedings for their involvement in an LSD distribution ring.Ten other sailors who were investigated for their involvement have received administrative punishments.The aircraft carrier permanently operates in the western Pacific from its home port of…... Read More

At least 79 children kidnapped from school in Cameroon

(NEW YORK) -- Authorities in Cameroon are looking for more than 80 students and staff members who were kidnapped from a school in Cameroon in the early hours of Monday morning.At least 79 students and three staff members were taken from the Presbyterian Secondary School Nkwen in Bamenda, the capital…... Read More

Five men arrested for burning effigy of Grenfell Tower

(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…... Read More

French president target of planned attack, six arrested: Source

(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,…... Read More

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

(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…... Read More

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

(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…... Read More

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

(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…... Read More

10,000 torches are being lit every night in London ahead of the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

(LONDON) -- A new installation commemorating the 100-year anniversary of the end of World War I has opened in London.The installation, "Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers," featuring approximately 10,000 torches, each illuminated every evening by over 250 volunteers, is an act of remembrance for the lives lost during…... Read More

Russian fighter jet has harrowing high-speed close encounter with US Navy plane

(WASHINGTON) -- A Russian fighter jet flying at a high rate of speed buzzed a U.S. Navy reconnaissance plane as it flew in international airspace over the Black Sea Monday -- an intercept that the Navy labeled “unsafe” and “irresponsible."Harrowing video footage of the encounter released by the Navy also…... Read More

US reimposes sanctions on Iran; Rouhani says Iran will break them

(WASHINGTON) -- The United States on Monday fully reimposed sanctions on Iran that were lifted under the nuclear deal -- and added more than 300 new Iranian individuals, entities and vessels to the sanctions list.Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin called it the "largest ever single-day action" and the "highest ever level of…... Read More

Jury selection set to begin in El Chapo’s trial

(NEW YORK) -- Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the world's most notorious drug lord.The charges against Guzman span three decades and involve drug trafficking, firearms and money laundering, not to mention most of the cocaine and heroin used in the United States that…... Read More

Migrants in caravan respond to Trump calling them criminals: 'This is all propaganda'

(NEW YORK) --  Battling hunger, exhaustion and President Donald Trump's portrayal of them as criminals, thousands of Central American migrants traveling through Mexico were hoping to get rides Sunday to move them closer to the U.S. border, but many trekking with children said they could not afford what drivers were…... Read More

Nigerian Army appears to use Trump’s words to defend its killing of rock-throwing protesters

(WASHINGTON) -- Nigeria's largest military arm on Friday appeared to use the words of U.S. President Donald Trump to defend its shooting of protesters over the past week. The official Twitter account of the Nigerian Army, one of three service branches within the Nigerian Armed Forces, posted a video showing…... Read More

At least 7 Coptic Christians killed in attack on buses in Egypt

(NEW YORK) --  At least seven people were killed and at least 19 others were injured in an attack on several buses carrying Coptic Christians near a monastery in Egypt on Friday, according to a spokesperson for Egypt's Coptic Church. Gunmen attacked two buses and a microbus on a road…... Read More