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MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The members of the boys’ soccer team rescued from a cave in northern Thailand have completed their time as novice Buddhist monks. They ordained 10 days ago to give thanks for their three-week ordeal and show gratitude to all those who helped them. About 300 people gathered for the ceremony on … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s rescued cave boys end stay at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Boys rescued from Thai cave ordained at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand have been ordained at a Buddhist temple, a merit-making activity to show thanks for their rescue. The 11 boys, ages 11 to 16, became Buddhist novices in a Wednesday ceremony, while their … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Boys rescued from Thai cave ordained at Buddhist temple

MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s soccer boys prepare to ordain, as Buddhist novices

MAE SAI, Thailand — The young soccer teammates and their coach who were rescued after being trapped in a cave in northern Thailand took part in a Buddhist ceremony Tuesday as they prepared to be ordained to become Buddhist novices and monks. Eleven of the boys and their coach prayed to ancient relics and offered … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Thailand’s soccer boys prepare to ordain, as Buddhist novices

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of the youth soccer team in Thailand (all times local): 7:25 p.m. The Thai hospital where the 12 boys and their soccer coach are recuperating after being rescued from a flooded cave has released video showing them in their hospital beds, chatting with nurses and making … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Video shows rescued Thai boys in hospital

MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand — As ecstatic relatives watched and waved from behind a glass barrier, the 12 boys and their soccer coach rescued from deep within a flooded cave in Thailand made the V-for-Victory sign Wednesday from their beds in a hospital isolation ward where they are recovering from the 18-day ordeal. An American involved … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | With V-for-Victory sign, rescued Thai boys celebrate freedom

MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand — The 12 boys rescued from deep within a flooded cave in northern Thailand made two-finger victory signs from their hospital beds on Wednesday in a moving video from the isolation ward where they’re recuperating from their 18-day ordeal. The youngest, 11, appeared asleep under a crisp white sheet while others, including … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

MAE SAI, Thailand | AP Interview: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand— A leader of a U.S. contingent that was part of the operation to rescue 12 Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped inside a cave says the boys endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to a half-hour, calling it a “once in a lifetime rescue.” Derek Anderson, a rescue … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | AP Interview: US rescuer details unprecedented cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in 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 … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Hospital: Kids lost weight, drank dripping water in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Kids lost weight but ‘took care of themselves’ in Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  — A Thai health official says the soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave lost weight during their two-week ordeal but had water while they were trapped and are in good health. Thongchai Lertwilairatanapong, a public health inspector, said Wednesday the 12 boys and coach rescued over the three previous days “took … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Kids lost weight but ‘took care of themselves’ in Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The official who led the Thai cave rescue says the medic and three Thai navy SEAL divers who stayed with the trapped boys after they were found have left the … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Medic, divers who stayed with boys leave cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — “Everyone is safe.” With those three words posted on Facebook the daring rescue mission to extricate 12 boys and their soccer coach from the treacherous confines of a flooded cave in Thailand came to a close on Tuesday — a grueling 18-day ordeal that claimed the life of an experienced diver … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

MAE SAI,Thailand | The Latest: Thai PM: Boys were given medication to calm them

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 8:35 p.m. President Donald Trump is congratulating the Thai navy SEALs and their international partners who rescued a youth soccer team and their coach after more than two weeks of entrapment in … Continue reading MAE SAI,Thailand | The Latest: Thai PM: Boys were given medication to calm them

MAE SAI, Thailand | Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — All 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the Thai navy SEALs said Tuesday, ending an 18-day ordeal that riveted people around the world. The SEALs, who were central to the rescue effort, said on their Facebook page that the remaining four … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Daring rescue saves all 12 boys, soccer coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: All 12 boys, their coach rescued from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 6:55 p.m. Thailand’s navy SEALs say all 12 boys and their soccer coach have been rescued from a flooded cave in far northern Thailand, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: All 12 boys, their coach rescued from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: 9th boy rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local) 5:10 p.m. Thailand’s navy SEALs say a ninth boy has been brought out of a flooded cave in the country’s far north. The SEALs said on their Facebook page that “the 9th … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: 9th boy rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Ambulance leaves site of Thai cave rescue

MAE SAI, Thailand— The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local) 3:50 p.m. An ambulance has been seen leaving the site of the Thai cave where divers are carrying out what they hope is a final mission to bring out four boys and their … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Ambulance leaves site of Thai cave rescue

MAE SAI, Thailand | 3rd mission underway at Thai cave, aims to rescue all left

MAE SAI, Thailand — Divers are carrying out what they hope is a final mission to save four boys and their soccer coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave for more than two weeks, the rescue leader said Tuesday, as health experts gave the eight already brought out a chocolate treat and described them as … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | 3rd mission underway at Thai cave, aims to rescue all left

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: 3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 11:50 a.m. The Thai official overseeing the effort to rescue members of a teen soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says a third rescue operation has begun Tuesday and aims to … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: 3rd Thai cave rescue mission underway

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Musk says he visited Thai cave, left small sub

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 8 a.m. Elon Musk says he has visited the flooded cave in northern Thailand where a youth soccer team became trapped and has left a mini-submarine there for future use. The tech … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Musk says he visited Thai cave, left small sub

MAE SAI, Thailand | Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — The generals and other officials overseeing the desperate operation to rescue 12 young soccer players and their coach from a flooded cave labyrinth in Thailand’s sweltering far north were only half joking when they quipped Monday that success was in the hands of the rain god Phra Pirun. They were celebrating … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Amid jubilation, 4 more boys rescued from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | Official: 4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand — Four more of the boys trapped for over two weeks in a flooded cave in northern Thailand were brought out on Monday, an official said, bringing to eight the number extracted in a high-stakes rescue operation. “The eighth person is out and the operation is done for today,” Sitthichai Klangpattana, flag … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | Official: 4 more boys brought out of flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: 2 more ambulances leave site of Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand— The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Two more ambulances have been seen leaving the site of a flooded cave in northern Thailand where young members of a soccer team and their 25-year-old coach have been trapped for … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: 2 more ambulances leave site of Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 5:15 p.m. An ambulance with flashing lights has left a cave complex in northern Thailand hours after the start of the second phase of an operation to rescue a youth soccer team … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: Ambulance leaves Thai cave after rescue resumes

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Thai authorities said the second phase of the operation to rescue a youth soccer team trapped in a flooded cave was underway Monday, a day after four of the 12 boys were pulled from the complex after more than two weeks underground. Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said the second … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Second phase of Thai cave rescue operation underway

MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: 2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand (all times local): 3 p.m. Thai authorities say they have resumed operations to rescue members of a boys’ soccer team trapped in a flooded cave after successfully getting four of the boys out Sunday. They … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | The Latest: 2nd rescue underway at flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  | Rescuers prepare to move rest of boys, coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  — Authorities are preparing to resume extractions of a youth soccer team from a flooded cave in Thailand a day after four boys were rescued. The dangerous mission began Sunday with rain threatening to raise water levels inside the cave where the team was stranded two weeks. There was a heavy but … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand  | Rescuers prepare to move rest of boys, coach from Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

MAE SAI, Thailand — Expert divers Sunday rescued four of 12 boys from a flooded cave in northern Thailand where they were trapped with their soccer coach for more than two weeks, as a dangerous and complicated operation unfolded amid heavy rain and the threat of rising water underground. Eight boys and the coach remained … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | 4 rescued from Thai cave in risky operation; 9 remain inside

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Musk testing tiny submarine to help boys in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand  — The Latest on the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 8 a.m. Elon Musk’s Space X rocket company is testing a “kid-sized submarine” that could be sent to help boys trapped in a flooded Thailand cave. Musk posted videos on … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Musk testing tiny submarine to help boys in cave

MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Rescue of remaining boys could take 4 days

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Latest on the rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Officials say it could take up to four days to complete the rescue of eight boys and their soccer coach from inside a northern Thailand cave. Authorities temporarily … Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Rescue of remaining boys could take 4 days