July 5, 2018

Rescue efforts continue to save soccer team trapped in flooded cave in Thailand

Asaf Zmirly(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- In northern Thailand, rescuers are working around the clock to save 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been trapped inside a partly flooded cave for almost two weeks. New images and video taken from inside the Tham Luang Nang Non cave show crews with flashlights struggling to wade through the floodwater's powerful currents as they prepare for a potential operation to rescue the group in the coming days. After days of heavy rain, rescuers took advant..
July 5, 2018

Hail storm in France left 1 dead, dozens injured after extensive damage

iStock/Thinkstock(BORDEAUX, France) -- The southwest region of France was hit on Wednesday by violent winds and hailstorms that caused extensive damage to structures and cars -- and left one person dead and dozens injured. Local authorities in the Correze department announced that a 64-year-old man died on Wednesday after a tree fell. In addition, 46 people were injured because of the storm. As shown in pictures published after the storm, baseball-sized hailstones shattered car windows and wind ..
July 5, 2018

Duchess Meghan attends reception for young leaders with Prince Harry

Yui Mok - WPA Pool/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan, met with young leaders from across the Commonwealth at a reception Thursday at Marlborough House in London. Meghan and Harry met with delegates at the Commonwealth Youth Forum, an event where young leaders meet to discuss and exchange ideas, encouraging young people to inspire and shape the future. Harry, 33, was named the Commonwealth Youth Ambassador by his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, ..
July 5, 2018

Monsoon rains could damper rescue efforts to save soccer team in Thailand cave

Linh Pham/Getty Images(CHIANG RAI, Thailand) -- With heavy rains forecast for this weekend, rescuers are racing against time and Mother Nature to drain a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped for days. Thai officials are working with engineering experts to build a stone dam at a stream located south of Tham Luang Nang Non to divert the flow of water into the vast cave complex. They are also pumping out water from flooded passageways leadi..