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In this image made from video taken Sunday, June 24, 2018, rescue teams gather at the entrance of a deep cave where a group of boys went missing in Chang Rai, northern Thailand. Officials say multiple attempts to locate the 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but that they will keep trying. (TPBS via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 3:28 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Multiple attempts to locate 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive. The boys, aged 11-15, are believed to have entered the Tham Luang Nang Non...
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June 24, 2018 - 10:28 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Rescuers are planning a second attempt to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago. An official in the forest park in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai province said the divers were...
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Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein, right, receives Britain's Prince William after his arrival at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Britain's Prince William has kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He plans to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region Britain had controlled between the two world wars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
June 24, 2018 - 10:21 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Sunday praised "historic ties and friendship" with Jordan and the kingdom's commitment to Syrian and Palestinian refugees, as he began a historic five-day tour that also includes Israel and the Palestinian territories. Though billed as non-political...
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June 23, 2018 - 2:23 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — A major public memorial is planned at a Florida arena for rising rap star XXXTentacion (ex-ex-ex-ten-ta-see-YAWN), who was shot and killed this week. The family of the 20-year-old rapper whose real name is Dedrick Devonshay Williams announced Saturday that a memorial will be...
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June 23, 2018 - 2:05 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soccer fans have converged on Mexico's Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team's second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with marchers from the annual gay pride parade who waved LGBT rainbow flags. The Mexican team won its second match with a...
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FILE - In this June 27, 2012 file photo, from left, moderator Chris Wallace kicks off a discussion with panelists Dick Morris, Laura Ingraham and Charles Krauthammer at the Manufacturer & Business Association's 107th annual event at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. The conservative writer and pundit Krauthammer has died. His death was announced Thursday, June 21, 2018, by two media organizations that employed him, Fox News Channel and The Washington Post. He was 68. (Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News via AP, File)
June 21, 2018 - 8:18 pm
Reactions to the death of conservative writer and pundit Charles Krauthammer. ___ "Laura and I are deeply saddened by the loss of an intellectual giant and dear friend, Charles Krauthammer. For decades, Charles' words have strengthened our democracy. His work was far-reaching and influential — and...
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June 21, 2018 - 10:16 am
LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — The story of a group of Somali refugees who joined a largely white high school soccer team in Maine and helped lead it to the state championship could soon be on Netflix. The Portland Press Herald reports that Netflix has optioned the book "One Goal," which tells the story of...
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England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
June 20, 2018 - 8:16 pm
LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there's a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association...
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Mark Menard
June 18, 2018 - 11:02 am
National championship winning football coach Les Miles stepped into the radio huddle on WWL’s Sports Talk with Deuce McAllister to discuss what he’s been up to since being relieved of his duties at LSU. Miles, who has done some television work as a college football analyst, says that he’s ready to...
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Sen. Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel shake hands before the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Physical Education Arena Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Houston. Cruz challenged Kimmel to the game after Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets playoff loss on the senator. Cruz won 11-9. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 3:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to...
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