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A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned in rough seas off southern Thailand and dozens of passengers were unaccounted for, the Phuket governor said.
Thailand Royal Police via AP
July 05, 2018 - 1:30 pm
PHUKET, Thailand (AP) — A boat carrying dozens of Chinese tourists overturned Thursday afternoon in rough seas off southern Thailand and 49 passengers were unaccounted for, a local governor said. Strong winds were still blowing as searchers looked for the missing off the tourist island of Phuket in...
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Trump baby balloon
Trump Baby/Crowdfunder via CNN
July 05, 2018 - 11:40 am
By James Masters (CNN) -- A giant 'Trump Baby' balloon is set to be flown close to the UK Parliament during US President Donald Trump's visit to London next week after the Mayor of London gave the go-ahead, it was announced Thursday. Protests are expected across London when Trump arrives for his...
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A British police officer guards a cordon outside the Queen Elizabeth Gardens park in Salisbury, England.
AP Photo/Matt Dunham
July 05, 2018 - 7:30 am
AMESBURY, England (AP) — British officials investigating a second case of poisoning with the nerve agent Novichok in southwestern England said Thursday they suspect the victims were not directly targeted but sickened as a consequence of the previous attack. Police announced late Wednesday that...
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Thai soldiers make their way up at the entrance to a cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach has been trapped.
AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit
July 05, 2018 - 7:21 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing against time to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said Thursday. A firefighter who has been working on draining the water said that levels in...
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High heat and humidity are to blame for the deaths of at least 17 people since Sunday in Quebec.
Spencer Platt/Getty Images via CNN
July 05, 2018 - 6:58 am
By Alanne Orjoux (CNN) -- High heat and humidity are to blame for the deaths of at least 17 people since Sunday in Quebec, according to Dr. David Kaiser of Montreal's Regional Public Health Department. Kaiser told CNN Wednesday that the victims were mostly over the age of 50, male, and living alone...
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Thai Cave Rescue
(Thai Navy Seal via AP)
July 04, 2018 - 9:29 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — A Thai official overseeing the rescue operation of a soccer team trapped in a flooded cave said the 12 boys and their coach may not all be extracted at the same time depending on their health. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said Wednesday that "all 13 may...
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Kim Dotcom
(Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP, File)
July 04, 2018 - 9:27 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his former colleagues have lost their latest bid to avoid extradition to the U.S. to face criminal charges. New Zealand's Court of Appeal on Thursday upheld earlier court rulings that found the men were eligible...
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Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro
(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File)
July 04, 2018 - 9:18 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the U.S. just simply...
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Thai boys smile as Thai Navy SEAL medic help injured children inside a cave in Mae Sai, northern Thailand. The Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in the partly flooded cave said they were healthy on a video released Wednesday.
Royal Thai Navy Facebook Page via AP
July 04, 2018 - 8:46 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Their skinny faces illuminated by a flashlight, the Thai soccer teammates stranded more than a week in a partly flooded cave said they were healthy on a video released Wednesday, as heavy rains forecast for later this week could complicate plans to safely extract them. The...
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A copy of a letter sent to the Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Norway by U.S. President Donald Trump demanding an increase in Norway's NATO spending is photographed in Washington, Tuesday, July 3, 2018.
AP Photo/J. David Ake
July 03, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Lorne Cook and Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week. In the last few weeks before NATO's July 11-12 summit in...
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