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Thai Cave Rescue
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July 07, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Steve George, CNN (CNN) -- For the Buddhist monks who keep nightly vigil outside the cave where 12 young boys and their soccer coach remain trapped, the dry weather is a sign their prayers are working. Members of this tight-knit community in Mae Sai, northern Thailand, know that the return of...
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Thailand Cave Search
(AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 06, 2018 - 9:07 pm
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Thai rescuers said they will not immediately attempt an underwater evacuation of 12 schoolboys and their soccer coach who have been trapped in a cave for almost two weeks because they have not learned adequate diving skills in the short time since they were found. However,...
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Humboldt Broncos Hockey Team
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July 06, 2018 - 5:10 pm
By Ralph Ellis and Janet DiGiacomo, CNN (CNN) -- Charges have been filed against the driver of a t ractor-trailer that collided with a bus carrying members of a Canadian junior hockey team, killing 16 people , authorities in Canada's Saskatchewan province said Friday afternoon. The driver faces 16...
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Thai Cave Rescue
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July 05, 2018 - 9:18 pm
By Euan McKirdy and Kocha Olarn, CNN (CNN) -- A medical assessment of the 12 boys and their football coach stuck in a cave in Northern Thailand concluded that it was too dangerous to try to move the group out Thursday, according to a member of the Thai Navy SEALs who is not authorized to speak to...
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Fireworks generic
July 05, 2018 - 7:09 pm
By Adrian Ledezma, CNN (CNN) -- At least 24 people were killed in a series of explosions Thursday in Tultepec, a Mexican town where similar deadly incidents have occurred before. Dozens of others were injured in the explosions at pyrotechnics workshops, said Luis Felipe Puente, civil protection...
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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
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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.
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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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