July 2, 2018

Twelve soccer players, coach rescued from flooded cave

Linh Pham/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Twelve boys and their soccer coach, lost for 10 days in a cave in Thailand, have been found alive, officials announced Monday. "Thai Navy SEALs have found all 13 with signs of life," Narongsak Osottanakorn, the governor of the Chiang Rai province, told reporters. Rescuers are now working to extract the team from the cave. When a Thai military official announced the rescue at a base camp near the mouth of the cave, loud cheers went up from the searchers, who..
July 2, 2018

Cruise employee rescued by different ship day after falling overboard

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An employee on a Norwegian Cruise Lines ship is counting his blessings after a "miraculous" rescue in the open waters off Cuba on Sunday. Carnival Cruise Lines announced they rescued the 33-year-old crew member from the Norwegian Getaway at about 2:15 p.m. on Sunday after Norwegian had reported the man missing the previous day. Carnival said a member of its crew spotted the man in the water and the ship turned around, lowered a life boat and rescued the overboard ..
July 2, 2018

US delegation met with North Korea to discuss next steps in denuclearization

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- An American delegation met with their North Korean counterparts in Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone between North and South Korea on Sunday, a State Department spokesperson confirmed to ABC News. The team -- led, as it has been, by U.S. Ambassador to the Philippines and former Special Representative for North Korea Policy Sung Kim -- discussed the “next steps on the implementation of President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un’s joint declaration” from the Singa..
July 2, 2018

Manhunt underway after helicopter springs notorious criminal from French prison

iStock/Thinkstock(PARIS) -- A massive manhunt was underway Monday morning for one of France’s most notorious criminals after he was busted out of prison by helicopter in a dramatic escape a day earlier. French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said on radio Monday that 2,900 police officers were now taking part in the search. On Sunday, in an elaborately orchestrated escape, heavily armed commandos landed a hijacked helicopter on the grounds of the lockup near Paris, overwhelmed guards and whiske..