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July 11, 2018 10:53 AM Thai soccer team survived gruelling ordeal by drinking water dripping into cave

MAE SAI, THAILAND—The soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand lost weight during their 18-day ordeal and in the days before their discovery survived by drinking water dripping into their refuge, a health official said Wednesday. The 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took care of themselves well in the cave,” Thongchai 7

July 10, 2018 6:58 PM Do some nations plain dislike children?

My joy at the rescue of 12 young boys and their football coach in northern Thailand was mountain-high, valley-deep, and river ... that’s enough Tina Turner triumphalism, we get it, you and the planet were thrilled. It was an unadulterated good thing. Meanwhile, the snatching of small children from their asylum-seeking parents at the U.S. border is a continuing 7

June 3, 2018 4:49 PM Sick whale with dozens of plastic bags in stomach dies

Pilot whale vomited up 5 bags, but later died with 80 bags still inside About 80 plastic bags were found in the stomach of a small male pilot whale that died in Thailand after a five-day effort to save it, marine officials said on Sunday. The whale was discovered last Monday in a canal in the southern province of Songkhla and received treatment from a team of veterinarians 63

June 2, 2018 12:59 AM Rain plays havoc at U.S. Women’s Open

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.—Sarah Jane Smith extended her lead at the U.S. Women’s Open to four strokes after a second straight 5-under 67 Friday at Shoal Creek. The Australian got her round in before a two-hour, 49-minute weather delay. The second round will be completed Saturday with the low 60 scorers plus ties making the cut. Smith opened the day in a three-way 14

October 28, 2017 1:09 PM Threat of North Korea nuclear attack 'accelerating'

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of -- The threat of nuclear missile attack by North Korea is accelerating, U.S. Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said Saturday, accusing the North of illegal and unnecessary missile and nuclear programs and pledging to repel any strike. In remarks in Seoul with South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo at his side, Mattis said North 33

October 26, 2017 6:02 AM Thailand grieves in elaborate final goodbye to King Bhumibol

'I want to be here together with a group of people who dearly love their king,' mourner says Tearful Thais clad in black mourned on Bangkok's streets or at viewing areas around the nation Thursday as elaborate funeral ceremonies steeped in centuries of royal tradition were held for King Bhumibol Adulyadej following a year of mourning. Three separate 27

September 28, 2017 4:56 AM Fugitive former Thai PM Yingluck Shinawatra in Dubai, officials say

BANGKOK - Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be staying in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand's prime minister said Thursday in the first word on her whereabouts. "We have received a preliminary informal report from the Foreign Ministry indicating that she is Dubai," said Prime Minister 16

September 15, 2017 4:35 PM Sung Hyun Park fires 63, uses fresh start to lead Evian major

EVIAN-LES-BAINS, FRANCE—A new day, a fresh start to the final women’s major of the season, and it seemed like a new Sung Hyun Park showed up Friday. Seizing a second chance to play the first round at the Evian Championship, Park fired an 8-under 63 to lead by two shots from Moriya Jutanugarn of Thailand. That meant a 14-shot turnaround in fortunes for the No. 3-ranked 26

September 3, 2017 1:15 PM Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus pre-booking starts; from price to specs here is all about the smartphone

Samsung Galaxy J7 Plus was launched in Thailand on Sunday. It is the second smartphone to sport a dual-camera setup. The smartphone is now up for pre-order with the first sale to commence on September 18. Samsung Galaxy J7 plus is price tagged at TBG 12900 (approximately Rs 24829) and is a single SIM variant. As compared to the Samsung Galaxy J7 (2017), the latest 32

August 28, 2017 11:52 AM Thai police say Interpol has issued notice for Red Bull heir

BANGKOK -- Interpol has issued an international request for the arrest of the billionaire heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune, stepping up of the hunt for the fugitive Thai playboy wanted in a 2012 hit-and-run incident that left a traffic policeman dead in Bangkok. Thai police spokesman Col. Krissana Pattanacharoen said Monday that his department 35