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  • Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk apologized for his unseemly “pedo guy” jibe at a British diver, who had earlier dismissed mini-submarines sent by the Tesla chief for Thai cave rescue mission, as a “PR stunt.”

    Tesla chief Elon Musk's gesture to come forward for Thai boys' rescue won many hearts.
    LAST UPDATE : Jul 18, 2018, 7:22 AM EDT
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  • Four boys were brought out from the cave in the first phase and sent for medical attention.

    The second phase of the rescue operation to extract eight boys and their coach from a cave in Thailand resumed on Monday, with the chief of mission assuring distressed parents of “good news in hours” ahead.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 09, 2018, 7:08 AM EDT
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  • (Source: https://www.unilad.co.uk)

    In a heart-rending turn of events, Saman Gunan, a former navy Seal involved in operations to rescue the Thai group trapped in a cave, died after losing consciousness in one of the passageways on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 06, 2018, 8:06 AM EDT
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  • Rescue efforts are underway at unrelenting pace in northern Thailand.

    The provincial governor of Chiang Rai, the Thai state where 12 boys and their coach are trapped in a cave for 12 days, said the Navy SEALs could be forced to extract the group out today before an impending storm hits.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 05, 2018, 7:35 AM EDT
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  • (Source: AP Photo/Financial Express)

    The authorities have released a new video that shows trapped Thai boys in good health and “learning to dive” as rescuers race against time to free them amid warnings that a storm could “fully flood” the cave.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 04, 2018, 7:37 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Tham Luang Rescue Operation Center via AP)

    Miraculously, twelve boys and their football coach, who went missing from a Thai cave, were found alive on the 10th day, however, the group may have to spend many more days in the dark cavern.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 03, 2018, 6:39 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump meets N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore.

    U.S. President Donald Trump showered praise on North Korean leader Kim Jong-un after “honest, direct and productive talks” that concluded with the two leaders signing a joint agreement in Singapore summit on Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 12, 2018, 7:35 AM EDT
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  • Pyongyang's response seeks to portray N. Korean leader Kim Jong-un as "a responsible statesman."

    North Korea has said it is still willing to give time and opportunity to the U.S. to hold face-to-face talks even after President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled a planned summit with its leader Kim Jong-un on Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 25, 2018, 7:34 AM EDT
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  • (Source: Sham Hardy/flickr)

    The enigmatic disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 in March 2014 remains an unsolved mystery four years on as a privately funded underwater search comes to an end on Tuesday.

    LAST UPDATE : May 29, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
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  • A S. Korean official said that Seoul wants to play “the role of a mediator.”

    A day after N. Korea threatened to call off the June 12 summit with the U.S., an official at the South's presidential Blue House said that Seoul wants to play “the role of a mediator” between the two sides.

    LAST UPDATE : May 17, 2018, 7:33 AM EDT
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