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Miniature horse rescued from rooftop after flooding in Japan

She may be small, but a 9-year-old mare got on her high horse last week and moved to a rooftop when flooding devastated western Japan.

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Leaf, who is used for animal therapy at the Life Town Mabi facility for the elderly went missing July 6 along with her colt, Earth, when flooding hit the Machibo district of 

Kurashiki, reported.

Officials believed the horses had drowned, but on Monday the mare was found on a roof a few miles away by Peace Winds, a disaster relief charity, The Japan Times reported.

The horse was caked in mud and lost her footing, falling more than 6 feet to the ground, The Japan Times reported.

Leaf suffered only minor injuries to one leg, reported.

Trump meets Theresa May a day after his criticism of British prime minister in tabloid

President Donald Trump met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, one day after he criticized her approach to Brexit in an interview with a major British tabloid. Trump also said London’s mayor was doing a “terrible job,” blaming him for terror attacks in the city, according to an interview published by The Sun.

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In The Sun, Trump said he told May “how to do it,” but said the British prime minister ignored his advice. Trump said May’s hope of a free trade deal with the United States could be jeopardized by her approach, CNN reported.

"I told her how to do it. That will be up to her to say. But I told her how to do it. She wanted to go a different route," Trump said in an interview that was posted by The Sun.

Trump’s comments were published several hours after the president met May in a formal ceremony and reception at Bleinheim Palace, the birthplace of Winston Churchill. He is expected to meet with May for a working lunch Friday and will then meet Queen Elizabeth II today at Windsor Castle.

Trump said May "didn't listen" to his opinions on how she should handle the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. May’s decision was met with criticism from members of her own party, including foreign secretary Boris Johnson, who resigned Monday, CNN reported.

>> Photos: Protesters greet Trump during UK visit

"She should negotiate the best way she knows how, but it's too bad what's going on," Trump told The Sun.

Trump’s interview came after a contentious meeting in Brussels with NATO members. 

Also in the interview, Trump slammed London Mayor Sadiq Khan, a Muslim, for his handling of terrorist attacks on the British capital.

"You have a mayor who has done a terrible job in London," Trump told The Sun, adding that Khan had "done a very bad job on terrorism."

The President also said that the anti-Trump protests about his trip made him feel unwelcome in London, the tabloid reported. Protesters flew a 20-foot blimp depicting Trump as an angry baby, CNN reported.

Sarah Wollaston, Conservative member of Parliament, said Trump was “determined to insult” May, The Guardian reported.

“The divisive, dog-whistle rhetoric in his Sun interview is repulsive,” Wollaston told the newspaper. “If signing up to the Trump world view is the price of a deal, it’s not worth paying.”

On the other side of the British political spectrum, Ben Bradshaw of Labour said courting Trump was “humiliating.” 

“Our prime minister is so weak she still rolls out the red carpet for a man who does nothing but insult her. Humiliating,” Bradshaw told The Guardian.

A giant balloon of Trump clad in a diaper in a 20-foot air-filled balloon went airborne Friday morning over Parliament, beginning a day of protests, CNN reported.

The orange-colored “Trump baby” blimp was inflated in Parliament Square at about 9.30 a.m. and rose about 100 feet in the air. It was grounded after an hour, CNN reported.

Americans in UK warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump visit

The U.S. Embassy in London has issued an alert warning Americans in the United Kingdom to “keep a low profile” during President Donald Trump’s visit to the country.

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The alert was prompted by demonstrations planned to take place during the president’s visit, from Thursday to Saturday. Americans were asked to stay aware of their surroundings and to “exercise caution if (you are) unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent.”

Embassy officials said a majority of the protests are set to happen in central London on Friday. A 20-foot, orange blimp depicting the president as a cellphone-clutching baby will float over Parliament Square gardens on that day, according to the Evening Standard. More than 60,000 people have also said that they plan to participate in a march through London on that day.

“Numerous demonstrations are being planned for July 12 to 14, 2018, surrounding the visit of the President of the United States to the United Kingdom,” U.S. Embassy officials said in Tuesday’s alert. “Several of the events are expected to attract large crowds and there will be road closures in connection with those events.”

>> Photos: Protests planned as Trump visits UK

Trump left Tuesday for Brussels, his first stop on a four-nation European tour. He was scheduled to attend the NATO summit on Wednesday before flying to London. According to USA Today, he will do most of his travel in the United Kingdom by helicopter, “meaning he can likely avoid the large-scale protests in central London, including a giant ‘Baby Trump’ blimp.”

>> Trump and Putin to meet in Helsinki in July

After London, the president will stop in Scotland, where he owns a pair of golf resorts. He will make his final stop in Helsinki, where he’s expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

"Putin may be the easiest of them all," Trump told reporters Tuesday before leaving for Europe. "I think that getting along with Russia, getting along with China, getting along with others is a good thing, not a bad thing.”

Live updates: All 12 boys, soccer coach rescued from Thai cave

A more than two-week ordeal came to an end Tuesday after rescue crews evacuated a man and the last of 12 boys who became trapped on June 23 in a cave in northern Thailand.

Here are the latest updates:

Update 11:05 a.m. EDT July 10: At a news conference Tuesday, rescuers remembered Sgt. Sama Kunan, a former Thai navy SEAL who died last week while replenishing oxygen canisters for the trapped boys and their coach. The 38-year-old triathlete ran out of air in the flooded cave, according to CNN.

He was remembered Tuesday to resounding cheers in Thailand. Across social media, he was hailed as a hero.

Narongsak Osatanakorn, who headed the rescue mission, confirmed Tuesday that the “Wild Boars” soccer team and its coach were at a hospital after divers, including Kunan, worked for days to free them.

"I can officially say that the rest of the boys have been rescued,” Osatanakorn said. “Their parents are going home to take a shower and change. They should be able to visit the children through the glass tonight."

Officials have been keeping those rescued from the cave in quarantine as they undergo a battery of tests to check for diseases and infections that they might have contracted while trapped in the cave.

Update 10:10 a.m. EDT July 10: A doctor and Navy SEALs who remained in Tham Luang Nang Non after 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued Tuesday have left the cave, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

The Thai government on Tuesday released a photo of the “Wild Boars” soccer team, including the boys, who are aged between  11 and 16, and their 25-year-old coach.

"Hurray," Thai government officials wrote on Facebook. "They are coming home."

Update 9:25 a.m. EDT July 10: Celebrations have broken out in Thailand after rescuers evacuated a soccer coach and the last four of his 12 team members after they were trapped for more than two weeks in a cave.

A crowd of well-wishers gathered outside Chiang Rai hospital, where the boys were being treated after their rescues, BBC News reported.

On Thai television, volunteer rescue workers were seen singing and dancing in celebration, The Guardian reported.

Update 9 a.m. EDT July 10: President Donald Trump and billionaire Elon Musk were among those who shared congratulations Tuesday after divers managed to rescue a team of youth soccer players and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand.

“On behalf of the United States, congratulations to the Thai Navy SEALs and all on the successful rescue of the 12 boys and their coach from the treacherous cave in Thailand,” Trump wrote in a tweet. “Such a beautiful moment - all freed, great job!”

Musk, who sent engineers and a “kid-size submarine” to help in the rescue efforts, also heralded the news.

Update 8:08 a.m. EDT July 10: The Thai navy SEALs Facebook page has shared the following posts:

“Twelve ‘Wild Boars’ and coach out of the cave. Everyone safe,” the post said, adding that four “frogs” remain. According to the Guardian, the term “frogs” is referring to three divers and a doctor who were helping the boys and their coach.

second post asked onlookers to “send encouragement” to those rescuers.

Update 7:57 a.m. EDT July 10: The Thai navy SEALs say the coach has been rescued, as well, The Associated Press is reporting.

Update 7:49 a.m. EDT July 10: A 12th boy has been rescued from the cave, CNN and Reuters are reporting. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 7:32 a.m. EDT July 10: Reporters at the scene say they have seen a helicopter fly by, presumably taking one of the rescued boys to the hospital.

The news came not long after the Thai navy SEAL Facebook page shared a message that roughly translates as, “Tonight, all the ‘Wild Boars’ will be in group again. Hooyah ...”

Meanwhile, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha told reporters that the trapped boys were given an anti-anxiety drug to keep them calm while evacuating from the cave. He specified that the drug was not an anesthetic, according to the Guardian.

Update 6:19 a.m. EDT July 10: An 11th boy has been rescued from the cave, CNN and Reuters are reporting. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 5:41 a.m. EDT July 10: A 10th boy has been rescued from the cave, CNN and Reuters are reporting. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 5:13 a.m. EDT July 10: A ninth boy has been rescued from the cave, CNN and the Sydney Morning Herald are reporting. Officials have not confirmed the reports. 

Update 1:42 a.m. EDT July 10: Rescuers are not planning to use the mini-submarine designed by SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, said Narongsak Osatanakorn, who is leading the mission.

“Although his technology is good and sophisticated, it’s not practical for this mission,” Osatanakorn said Tuesday, according to the Guardian.

Update 1:17 a.m. EDT July 10: According to the Guardian, 19 divers are involved in Tuesday’s mission to free the last four boys and the coach from the cave, officials said.

Update 11:45 p.m. EDT July 9: Thai health officials are releasing more information on the condition of the rescued boys.

The first four boys rescued on Sunday are between the ages of 14 and 16, according to The Associated Press, and two of them may be suffering from lung infections. Officials said they’ll remain hospitalized for at least seven days and will undergo psychological evaluations even though they’re said to be in “high spirits,” the AP reported.

The Guardian is reporting the boys have also seen their parents for the first time since leaving the cave.

Update 11:15 p.m. EDT July 9: Divers and emergency responders have started on what could be the final phase of an attempt to rescue five remaining members of a youth soccer team from a cave in northern Thailand, according to CNN.

Four boys and their coach were still trapped some two-and-a-half miles inside the network of caves located near Thailand’s border with Myanmar as monsoon rains resumed Tuesday.


Although authorities have managed to pump water out of the cave system, officials fear the rains could begin to fill it up again and create even more dangerous conditions as divers try and reach the remaining team members.

CNN cited a Thai Navy official for the latest information on the attempted rescue, which is expected to take hours.

Emergency responders rested Monday after bringing out four more boys and said they needed time to refill their oxygen tanks before making another attempt.

A total of 8 boys have been rescued so far after members of the soccer team became trapped in the cave on June 23 during a hike.

Update 11:15 a.m. EDT July 9: The four boys who were pulled Monday from Tham Luang Nang Non were in better condition than the four boys rescued Sunday, the person in charge of the rescue mission said Monday night at a news conference, according to CNN.

Narongsak Osotthanakorn declined to elaborate on the condition of the boys, except to say that they were in good condition, CNN reported.

>> Elon Musk sends 'kid-size submarine' to help Thai cave rescue efforts

At least one more rescue mission will be needed to free the five people that remain trapped, including the team’s 25-year-old coach. Officials earlier said that the boys, who decided to explore the cave system with their coach after soccer practice on June 23, range in age from 11 to 16.

Update 10 a.m. EDT July 9: Thai government officials confirmed on social media that four boys were rescued Monday from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, bringing the total number of boys evacuated from the Tham Luang cave to eight.

Four boys and their 25-year-old coach remained trapped.

Update 8:55 a.m. EDT July 9: Rescue operations have been suspended for the day in Thailand’s Tham Luang cave after four boys were rescued Monday, CNN reported, citing a person working with the rescue team. Monday’s rescues brought the total number of boys saved from the cave to eight.

Four other boys and their coach remained trapped Monday.

Officials did not immediately confirm the rescues, however, The Associated Press noted that officials waited several hours before confirming that four boys had been pulled from the cave Sunday.

The boys’ conditions were not immediately known. Several ambulances were seen leaving the area Monday night.

Update 8:06 a.m. EDT July 9: CNN and Al Jazeera are reporting that an eighth boy has been rescued from the cave. Officials have not confirmed these reports.

Update 7:52 a.m. EDT July 9: CNN and the Sydney Morning Herald are reporting that a seventh boy has been rescued from the cave. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 7:19 a.m. EDT July 9: The Guardian and the Sydney Morning Herald are reporting that a sixth boy has been rescued from the cave. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 6:31 a.m. EDT July 9: Multiple news outlets are reporting that an ambulance drove away from the cave site amid unconfirmed reports that a fifth boy was evacuated. 

“The ambulance drove toward a helipad, where a helicopter was seen taking off shortly after to the cheers of the crowd below,” The Associated Press reported.

Update 6:01 a.m. EDT July 9: CNN and Reuters are reporting that a fifth boy has been rescued from the cave. Officials have not confirmed the reports.

Update 4:08 a.m. EDT July 9: The Guardian reported the following key updates from the press briefing with Chiang Rai’s acting governor, Narongsak Osatanakorn:

  • The boys rescued Sunday are OK and are already asking to eat basil with chicken.
  • Law enforcement officials are complaining about journalists listening to the police radio and flying a drone above the rescue site.
  • Authorities may let the rescued boys’ parents see them through a “glass room.”
  • Monday’s rescue mission resumed at 11 a.m. local time (12 a.m. EDT).
  • Officials said rain Sunday “did not affect water levels inside the cave.”
  • The boys being rescued first are “the perfect ones, the most ready ones.”
  • Officials “hope to hear good news in the next few hours.”

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Update 3:44 a.m. EDT July 9: According to the Guardian, Thai officials say divers have resumed the rescue mission to evacuate the trapped boys. Officials are expected to give a press briefing shortly.

Update 2:12 a.m. EDT July 9: Thai officials still have not held their daily press conference about Monday’s rescue operations, the Guardian is reporting.

Officials said earlier Monday that divers will need “several hours” to “place more air canisters along the underwater route” before resuming the mission, according to the newspaper.

Jacob Goldberg, a reporter at the scene, tweeted that a helicopter and ambulance appeared to be heading to the rescue site.

He also reported heavy rain in the area.

Update 10:15 p.m. EDT July 8: After heavy rains poured throughout the night, the next phase of the rescue mission could begin within a 10-hour window Monday morning, according to The Associated Press

It is still unclear how the monsoon rains affected water levels inside the cave where eight boys and their coach remain trapped. 

A 60 percent chance of rain is forecast for Monday, Thailand’s Meteorological Department said. 

Elon Musk posted video Sunday evening of a test of a child-size submersible that could be used for the rescue mission.

If successful the sub would be flown 17 hours to Thailand.

Update 10:20 a.m. EDT July 8:  Narongsak Osotthanakorn, Chiang Rai’s governor who is heading the cave rescue, said the next phase of the rescue operation will begin in 10 to 20 hours, The Associated Press reported.

Update 9:56 a.m. EDT July 8: Four boys evacuated from the cave “are safely in doctors’ hands,” Narongsak Osotthanakorn, Chiang Rai’s governor, said at a news conference.

The boys were wearing full face masks, the governor said.

Update 9:02 a.m. EDT July 8: Thai navy SEALS said four soccer team members have been removed from the cave, according to The Associated Press.

“The 4th wild boar is out of the cave,” the Thai navy Seals wrote on their Facebook page.

Update 8:42 a.m. EDT July 8: "Two kids are out. They are currently at the field hospital near the cave," said Tossathep Boonthong, chief of Chiang Rai's health department and part of the rescue team, according to an NBC News report.

"We are giving them a physical examination. They have not been moved to Chiang Rai hospital yet," Tossathep told Reuters.

Update 8:04 a.m. EDT July 8: Two boys have been rescued from the cave, NBC News and Reuters are reporting.

Multiple news outlets are reporting that an ambulance was seen leaving the cave rescue site. 

Update 5:53 a.m. EDT July 8: The first of four groups of boys should be making the journey toward the cave’s mouth, according to the Guardian.

Officials said two rescue divers will lead each of the boys through the cave using rope, the newspaper reported. The boys will wear face masks.

Meanwhile, officials appeared to be testing an idea similar to one proposed by SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk.

Update 1:03 a.m. EDT July 8: Chiang Rai’s acting governor, Narongsak Osatanakorn, said five divers from Thailand and 13 from other countries are participating in the rescue mission, the AP reported.

The rescuers began the operation, which officials said could take from two to four days, at 10 a.m. local time Sunday (11 p.m. EDT Saturday).

“As we look at the weather forecast, a storm is coming and torrential rain is expected, then our 100 percent readiness will decrease and we will have to pump the water out again,” Osatanakorn said, according to the Guardian.

The AP reports that “two divers will accompany each boy as they are gradually extracted.”

The boys and their families know about the operation and support it, officials said.

“Today is D-Day,” Osatanakorn said.

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Update 11:44 p.m. EDT July 7: Thai officials have started a rescue mission to bring a soccer team and its coach trapped in a cave since June 23 to the surface, according to The Associated Press.

Original report: Thai authorities asked media to leave the area around the entrance of the cave, fueling speculation that rescue efforts for 12 boys and their soccer coach, who have been trapped in an underground cave since June 23, are ramping up.

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Authorities had been working to pump out water from the flooded cave before more rains hit the country’s northern region.

>> Related: Soccer team trapped in Thai cave send handwritten letters to family, coach apologizes to parents

The boys, ranging in age from 11 to 16, and their 25-year-old coach decided to go exploring in the cave after competing in a soccer game. Flooding brought on by the monsoon cut off their escape, preventing rescuers from finding them for almost 10 days.

>> Photos: Rescuers work to free soccer team, coach trapped in Thai cave

The group is trapped in a small chamber 2.5 miles inside the cave network. They have a limited supply of oxygen, CNN reported.

Earlier efforts to pump out water from the cave were thwarted each time there has been a heavy rain.

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk sent engineers from two of his companies to Thailand on Friday in an effort to help the government rescue the group.

>> Elon Musk sending engineers to help Thai authorities in cave rescue

One rescuer, Sgt. Saman Kunan, a former Thai navy SEAL, died Thursday afternoon after a drop of oxygen levels in the caves. The drop of the oxygen levels was a cause of concern as the level was nearing a potentially dangerous point, CNN reported. 

Check back for updates to this developing story. The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Thai cave rescue: Parents don't yet know which boys have been rescued

Eight boys rescued after spending weeks in a flooded cave in northern Thailand have yet to be reunited with their parents.

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The boys, whose names have not been confirmed by officials, were among a group of 12 who went missing on June 23 after deciding to explore the cave Tham Luang Nang Non with their 25-year-old coach. Officials pulled four boys from the cave Sunday and four more on Monday.

>> Thai cave rescue: 5 things to should know

A Thai official told a local TV station Sunday that officials weren’t releasing the names of the freed boys “because of concerns the psychological impact on those whose children were still inside would be too great,” according to The Australian.

“They’re afraid it will affect the parents of kids who still remain inside,” the official said, according to The Guardian.

Doctors are keeping the boys pulled from the cave in quarantine, ABC News reported. Citing the head of the country’s health department, the news network reported that the boys were undergoing a battery of tests to check for diseases and infections that they might have contracted while trapped in the cave. A health official told Thailand’s Kom Chad Luek news site that there would be “no hugging or touching” of the boys until doctors got back results from their blood work.

A medic, who was not identified, told Reuters on Saturday that a section of the Chang Rai hospital was set aside to care for the boys.

>> Elon Musk sends 'kid-size submarine' to help Thai cave rescue efforts

“What we’re most concerned with is infections,” the medic said. “There are all kinds of diseases in the cave, from bats, from dirty water. Everything in there is very dirty.”

Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn told reporters Monday that hospital officials were working on finding a way to allow the rescued boys to see their parents “at a distance through glass,” ABC News reported

>> Photos: Rescuers work to free soccer team, coach trapped in Thai cave

Thailand’s Health Secretary Dr. Jessada Chokedamrongsook said the boys would have to be kept in quarantine away from their parents for one or two days after their rescues, CNN reported. The boys would then likely be under evaluation for five to seven days.

A relative of one of the boys who was trapped in Tham Luang Nang Non told CNN that families have chosen to stay at the cave to await the rescue of all 12 boys and their coach instead of reuniting with their children.

Rescue efforts aimed at freeing the four boys who remain in the cave and their coach are expected to continue Tuesday.

Elon Musk sends 'kid-size submarine' to help Thai cave rescue efforts

Billionaire tech entrepreneur Elon Musk took to Twitter on Sunday to share videos of a small submarine meant to help rescuers working to free a youth soccer team that has been trapped for weeks in a cave in Thailand.

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The aluminum “mini-sub” is just over 1 foot in diameter, Musk said. He shared videos on Twitter of the submarine being tested in a swimming pool at a high school in Los Angeles.

>> Thai cave rescue: 5 things to should know

Musk said the sub was en route to Thailand on Sunday. Government officials in the country confirmed last week that Musk was sending a team to help rescue efforts at Tham Luang Nang Non, a cave in northern Thailand.

Musk sent engineers from his aerospace company, SpaceX; his electric car company, Tesla; and his infrastructure and tunnel construction company, The Boring Company, according to The New York Times.

>> Elon Musk sending engineers to help Thai authorities in cave rescue

Divers rescued four boys from the Tham Luang cave on Saturday and four more on Sunday, according to Thai government officials. Four boys and their 25-year-old coach remain trapped.

The boys, who range in age from 11 to 16, and their coach decided to explore the cave system after soccer practice on June 23, according to The Associated Press. They were cut off from their exit when the cave flooded, the AP reported.

Rescue efforts were expected to resume Tuesday.

Prince Louis christened: Prince George, Princess Charlotte join royal family at ceremony

The world got its latest, long-awaited glimpse of the newest member of the House of Windsor as Prince Louis was christened Monday, 11 weeks after his birth.

The service was attended by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s two other children. It was the first time all five members of the young royal family have been seen together, the BBC reported

Also in attendance were Prince William’s father and his wife, Prince Charles and Camilla.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, were at the ceremony along with Kate’s sister Pippa; her husband, James Matthews; and their brother, James Middleton.

Prince Louis was christened at Chapel Royal at St. James’s Palace, baptized by the archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. Justin Welby, Metro reported.

But two people were missing from the ceremony. Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh decided not to attend, according to Metro.

The queen has an extensive schedule this week. She travels back to Windsor Palace from Norfolk Monday, then will have a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the creation of the Royal Air Force Tuesday and has a meeting with President Donald Trump Friday, Metro reported.

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Hours before the ceremony, Kensington Palace announced whom the couple named as Prince Louis’ godparents.

He now has three godfathers and three godmothers.

Harry Aubrey-Gletcher went to Eton with Prince William, The Telegraph reported. Nicholas Van Cutsem is a family friend. His daughter was a bridesmaid at their wedding, The Telegraph reported. The final godfather is Guy Pelly, who founded nightclubs and was friends with both William and Prince Harry during their single years, ITV reported.

As for the godmothers, the family named Lady Laura Meade, who is married to James Meade, a friend of Prince William and who is Princess Charlotte’s godfather; Hannah Gillingham, a friend of the Duchess; and Lucy Middleton, Duchess Katherine’s cousin, The Telegraph reported.

Prince Louis wore the same christening gown used for George and Charlotte, which is a copy of the lace and satin dress made for Queen Victoria’s daughter in 1841, Daily Mail reported.

Thailand cave rescue: 5 things to know

A soccer team and their coach who are trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand have garnered international attention as rescuers work to save them.

The group of boys and their coach disappeared at the end of June and were found alive earlier this week. Although they’ve been discovered, rescue efforts have been challenging as weather and dangerous pathways complicate the operation.

>> Read more trending news 

Here are five things to know about the rescue. 

Who is trapped?

Twelve young boys on the Wild Boars soccer team, aged 11 to 16, and their coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, 25, disappeared after they entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai to go exploring. 

Related: Soccer team trapped Thai cave send handwritten letters to family, coach apologizes to parents

The boys and their coach are known to be a tight-knit group that goes on adventures, including swimming in waterfalls, cycling trips through the mountains, river rafting and cave exploring, The Associated Press reported.

How did they get trapped?

On June 23, they disappeared when flooding trapped them. Thai Navy SEAL divers discovered the boys and their coach alive 10 days later on July 2 after they had been totally cut off from the outside world.

What condition is the team in?

Video taken inside the cave on July 2 showed the boys and their coach interacting with the rescuers, who were sent to supply them, provide medical care and keep them company, according to The AP

Related: Photos: Rescuers work to free soccer team, coach trapped in Thai cave

The members of the group  are visibly skinny and weak. However, the boys and their coach appeared to be in good spirits.

Why is the rescue operation taking so long? 

The only way out of the cave at this time would be for the boys to dive through the same route they entered, which includes narrow passageways that are extremely dangerous, The AP reported. However, rescuers are reconsidering this route, because oncoming storms could worsen the floods.

Furthermore, CNN reported, oxygen levels have dropped 15 percent, which could cause hypoxia. A diver, identified as former Sgt. Saman Kunan, died due to a lack of air during his return to a command center, according to Chiang Rai Deputy Gov. Passakorn Boonyalak.

How long can the team survive in the conditions? 

Although officials initially thought the team could remain trapped for up to four months until waters lowered, the dropped oxygen levels have caused them to reconsider, CNN reported. Rescuers did not say how long those trapped could survive with current levels. As of July 7, the team has been trapped for 15 days.

Man gored, three others injured after Running of the Bulls in Pamplona, Spain

Four people were hospitalized -- including one man who was gored -- during the running of the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, Saturday.

The Associated Press reported that three men were trampled and one man was gored, according to city officials.

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One injured man is a 20-year-old from Canada. According to a statement from the Navarra regional government, he has mild traumatic injuries.

The three other men are from Spain, including a 38-year-old who was gored. A 40-year-old, according to The AP, has traumatic injuries.

BBC reported that, according to the Pamplona government, hundreds of people are injured on average during the yearly festival. Most injuries do not require medical attention as they are caused by grazes and falls.

Most participants in the run are men. Women have been allowed to participate since 1974. 

According to records established since 1910, at least 16 people have died during the runs. The most who died in a run were two, each in the 1947 and 1980 runs. The last death in the run was in 2009.

The 2018 run, which was 930 yards, was completed in two minutes, 37 seconds. The AP reported that many runners were trampled early in the run, which included 12 bulls that weigh 1,100 to 1,400 pounds.

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