MAE SAI, Thailand—Four more of the youth soccer players trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded cave in northern Thailand were brought out today, an official said, bringing to eight the number extracted in the ongoing high-stakes rescue operation.
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MAE SAI, Thailand—With more rain coming, Thai rescuers are racing to pump out water from a flooded cave before they can extract 12 boys and their soccer coach with minimum risk, officials said today.
BERLIN — Police say a burning bird falling from an overhead electric line set fire to a field in northern Germany that was parched by dry weather, torching some 7 hectares (17 acres) of land.
BOGOTA — 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 invade the troubled country?
MAE SAI, Thailand—A top Thai official said today that heavy rains forecast for the coming days could worsen floods in the mountain cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were located after being missing for more than a week, forcing authorities to speed up their extraction.
WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland next month comes after what likely will be a tense gathering with NATO allies and follows Trump's repeated calls to improve relations with Russia.
SAN FRANCISCO — A few blocks from the 58-story Millennium Tower, dubbed “the leaning tower of San Francisco,” another building appears to be sinking.
An 18-story building in the city’s financial district appears to have settled up to three-eighths of an inch because of the construction of two high-rises on either side, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
ASSAMAKA, Niger — From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can be seen coming over the horizon by the hundreds. They look like specks in the distance, trudging miserably across some of the world’s most unforgiving terrain in the blistering sun.
They are the ones who made it out alive.
JERUSALEM — Prince William began the first-ever official royal visit to Israel on Tuesday with an emotional visit to Jerusalem’s Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial and a meeting with two survivors who escaped Nazi Germany for the safety of Britain.
CANBERRA, Australia — Australia’s House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved national security legislation on Tuesday that would ban covert foreign interference in domestic politics and make industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime.