July 18, 2018

Rescued boys explain how they survived in Thailand cave for 2 weeks

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The 12 young soccer players and their coach rescued from a Thai cave never gave up hope of being found alive and passed the time digging into a rocky wall believing they might be able to tunnel out, they said Wednesday. In their first public appearance since the improbable rescues ended eight days ago, the members of the Wild Boar soccer team detailed their harrowing 18-day misadventure after they entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in northern Th..
July 18, 2018

Salisbury public gardens searched as investigation continues into couple’s Novichok poisoning

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) -- Wiltshire police in England are searching Salisbury’s Queen Elizabeth Gardens as part of the ongoing investigation into the Novichok contamination that killed a British woman and seriously injured her partner. The gardens have been closed off to the public for two weeks since Dawn Sturgess and her partner, Charlie Rowley, fell ill following exposure to a Novichok nerve agent in late June, four months after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and..
July 18, 2018

Boys rescued from Thailand cave speak for 1st time

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The 12 soccer players and their coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand made their first public appearance Wednesday, smiling and waving and sharing details of their frightening ordeal. Ekapol Chanthawong, the 25-year-old coach who led the boys into the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, immediately wanted to set the record straight. "Yes, we all can swim," he said. One of the boys called it a "miracle moment" when two British divers discover..
July 18, 2018

Boys say they dug holes in cave to try to save themselves

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The 12 soccer players and their coach who were rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand made their first public appearance Wednesday, smiling and waving and sharing details of their frightening ordeal. Ekapol Chanthawong, the 25-year-old coach who led the boys into the Tham Luang Nang Non cave, immediately wanted to set the record straight. "Yes, we all can swim," he said. The boys were each given a soccer ball when they entered the hall in Chiang ..