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Two helicopters wait near the cave for more evacuations of the boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand Monday, July 9, 2018.
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July 09, 2018 - 6:24 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The generals and other officials overseeing the desperate operation to rescue 12 young soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave labyrinth in Thailand's sweltering far north were only half joking when they quipped Monday that success was in the hands of the rain...
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Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand.
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July 08, 2018 - 8:27 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they were trapped with their soccer coach for more than two weeks, as a dangerous and complicated plan unfolded amid heavy rain and the threat of rising water underground. Eight of...
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July 07, 2018 - 3:18 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S.-led coalition headquarters in Kabul has confirmed that a U.S. service member has been killed in an apparent insider attack in southern Afghanistan. A Saturday statement by the Resolute Support Mission said that two other U.S. service members were wounded but in...
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July 07, 2018 - 11:05 am
By Jason Hanna, Amir Vera and Gisela Crespo, CNN (CNN) -- The year's first Atlantic hurricane could reach eastern Caribbean islands by late Sunday at or near hurricane strength, putting a string of islands stung by last year's devastating hurricanes on alert. Hurricane Beryl on Saturday morning...
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Secretary of State Pompeo
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July 07, 2018 - 10:38 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea said Saturday that high-level talks with a U.S. delegation led by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were "regrettable" and accused Washington of trying to unilaterally pressure the country into abandoning its nukes. The North's statement came hours after...
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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
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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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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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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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