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Thailand Cave Search

After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

A daring rescue mission in the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in northern Thailand has saved all 12 boys and their soccer coach who were trapped deep within the labyrinth, ending a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver and riveted people around the world.

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Momentum Dynamics Installs America’s Second 200 kW Wireless Charging System

Momentum Dynamics Corporation, the global leader in high-power wireless charging for electric vehicles, has commissioned a 200-kilowatt wireless charging system to support zero-emission electric transit buses in Chattanooga, TN.

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Saudi women allowed to become notaries for first time

Women in Saudi Arabia have for the first time been allowed to become notaries, with 12 granted permission to start working in the profession, the justice ministry said Monday.

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Puerto Rico, USVI expect heavy rain from Beryl remnants

Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Monday as remnants of the new season’s first hurricane provided an initial test of how far they’ve recovered from last year’s devastating storms

Filipino students together with their coaches wave the Philippine flag and show the medals and trophies they won at the awarding ceremony of the 2018 Bulgaria International Mathematics Competition (BIMC) in Burgas, Bulgaria. (Photo by MTG via PIA.gov.ph)
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Starbucks ditching plastic straws

Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, citing the environmental threat to oceans.

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Stocks move higher on Wall Street

Stocks are moving higher on Wall Street as worries about trade tensions take a back seat and investors look ahead to company earnings reports.

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Jubilation as 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

Eight of the 12 boys trapped in a flooded and labyrinth cave system in far northern Thailand are safe and recuperating in a hospital after another four were brought out by divers on the second day of a high-stakes rescue operation, a top official said.

This photo shows an submerged housing area in Kurashiki, Okayama prefecture, western Japan Monday, July 9, 2018. People prepared for risky search and cleanup efforts in southwestern Japan on Monday, where several days of heavy rainfall had set off flooding and landslides in a widespread area. (Kyodo News via AP)

Rescuers search for dozens still missing after Japan floods

Rescuers in southwestern Japan dug up more bodies Monday as they searched for dozens still missing after heavy rains caused severe flooding and left residents to return to their homes unsure where to start the cleanup. More than 100 people were confirmed dead in the disaster.

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Politician rescued by Coast Guard while campaigning on yacht

A candidate for governor in Rhode Island had to be rescued by the Coast Guard after his yacht hit a rock while blasting music at beachgoers to draw attention to his campaign.