July 14, 2018

Taliban insurgents pledge to continue fight in Afghanistan

ABC News(KABUL) -- Taliban prisoners in Afghanistan are saying they will never surrender until American troops leave the country. More than 6,000 insurgents are being held in the maximum-security jail outside the capital, Kabul. They are mostly members of the Taliban, the hardline religious group that ruled Afghanistan until the U.S.-led invasion following the 9/11 attacks. When the group’s leader, Mullah Omar, refused to hand over Osama bin Laden, who was hiding out in Afghanistan, they launche..
July 14, 2018

Boys rescued from cave in Thailand likely to be released Thursday

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- The 12 boys rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand have less than a week before being released to the homes they haven't seen in almost a month. Officials at Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital said at a press conference early Saturday the boys are tentatively scheduled to be released on Thursday. The timeline would mean the first four boys would have spent 11 days in the hospital, while the second and third groups rescued would spend 10 days and..
July 13, 2018

Boys rescued from Thailand cave are steadily recovering at hospital, officials say

Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- Twelve boys and their soccer coach who were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand earlier this week remain hospitalized, but are in good spirits and steadily improving, officials said Thursday. The boys, ages 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach were described as generally being in good condition Thursday while they recuperate at a hospital in Chiang Rai province. The group must finish their seven-day course of antibiotics, according to a ..
July 13, 2018

Trump’s criticizing May as she hosts him is called ‘appalling,’ ‘rude’ in UK

Jack Taylor/Getty Images(LONDON) -- President Trump's first visit to the U.K. since he took office has been overshadowed by fallout from a bombshell interview he gave to a British tabloid. In an interview with the political editor of The Sun, which is owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch, Trump said Prime Minister Theresa May’s political rival, Boris Johnson, who resigned from her Cabinet this week in protest at her Brexit strategy, would make “an excellent prime minister.” He also criticize..