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  • Kitten with Special Needs Clings to Foster Dad for Love After He was Saved

    07/18/2018 12:11:45 AM PDT · by vannrox · 56 replies
    Lovemeow ^ | Jul 17 18 | Amy Bojo
    A teeny black kitten came to a veterinary clinic, in need of foster care. He was very wobbly and extremely tiny for his age. Danielle @fostercatsandkittensAbout a month ago, Gus the kitten was taken into The Poppy Foundation at Bonanza Cat Hospital in Las Vegas after he was found on the streets in the brutal summer temperatures. "It was thought that Gus had Cerebellar Hypoplasia because he was very unstable. He would fling his head around and showed all the signs of having this neurological disorder," Danielle, an avid foster based in Las Vegas, told Love Meow. "I have...
  • Elon Musk Calls Diver in Thai Soccer Team Rescue a Pedophile

    07/15/2018 11:44:15 AM PDT · by NohSpinZone · 102 replies
    Fortune ^ | 7/15/18 | By David Morris
    Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter this morning accused British diver Vern Unsworth of being a pedophile, after Unsworth criticized Musk’s proposal to use a small submarine to rescue a trapped soccer team in Thailand. Unsworth was instrumental in the rescue of the boy’s soccer team, but lambasted Musk’s submarine plan in an interview published by CNN Friday. Among other comments, Unsworth said the submarine “wouldn’t have made the first 50 meters into the cave” and was “just a PR stunt.” Musk, responding to further criticism from professor and New York Times columnist Zeynep Tufekci, wrote this morning that he...
  • Video: Thai boys didn’t swim out of the cave; they were rescued on stretchers

    07/11/2018 8:41:17 PM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 59 replies
    VOX ^ | 11 July 2018 | Radhika Viswanathan
    New information suggests the 12 Thai boys trapped in a cave were medicated and carried out on stretchers during the rescue operation... ...told AFP on Wednesday that the boys were “sleeping or partially-conscious as they were passed from diver-to-diver through the cave.”... “boys were wrapped up in stretchers already when they were being transferred” while doctors posted along the 2.5-mile long escape route checked them along the way.
  • Thailand Cave Rescue To Be Turned Into Hollywood Movie

    07/11/2018 8:06:44 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 23 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 07/11/18 | AFP
    The mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thai cave is to get the Hollywood treatment in a movie announced by faith-based production house Pure Flix. Managing partner Michael Scott, who lives in Thailand and was at the rescue site in Chiang Rai as the boys were being pulled to safety, made the announcement late Tuesday on Twitter. "I couldn't be more excited. This story has meant so much to me as I have followed it in Thailand this summer," he said in a video filmed at the scene of the flooded cave in the country's...
  • Thailand cave movie: Hollywood producers already on the scene

    07/10/2018 2:51:16 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 32 replies
    news.com.au ^ | July 10, 2018 | Megan Palin
    “THIS will make a great movie some day.” It’s a sentiment that’s echoed around the globe as millions of people watch on and champion the ongoing rescue of 12 young boys and their soccer coach stuck in a Thailand cave, in the country’s north. But for some Hollywood producers, there’s no time to waste, and “some day” may as well be now. A US film crew has already arrived at the foothills of the Tham Luang mountain cave system in Chiang Rai province as one of the world’s most daring rescue operations enters its third day. Divers are expected to...
  • Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys, soccer coach freed from cave

    07/10/2018 8:24:17 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 22 replies
    cnn ^ | 11:20 AM ET, Tue July 10, 2018
    The twelfth boy and his coach were the last of the team to be rescued Tuesday, after a complicated three-day operation to extricate the team, who became trapped on June 23 when rising flood water cut off the exit, deep inside the cave. In the last 18 days, what began as a local search for the missing 13 turned into a complex rescue operation, involving hundreds of experts who flew in from around the world to help.
  • All 12 Boys And Their Coach Are Rescued From Thai Cave, After 2 Weeks

    07/10/2018 6:36:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 196 replies
    NPR ^ | 07/10/2018 | SCOTT NEUMAN and BILL CHAPPELL
    An elite team of Thai Navy SEALs and foreign rescue divers brought out the final four boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave near the Thai-Myanmar border, extracting the team through a labyrinth of tight passages after they spent two weeks trapped in darkness. The operation on Tuesday moved quickly, raising hopes that all 12 boys and their adult coach from the Wild Boars soccer team would be at the surface by the end of the day. "We are not sure if this is a miracle, a science, or what. All the thirteen Wild Boars are now out...
  • Entire soccer team rescued from Thai cave

    07/10/2018 5:12:52 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 74 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/10/18 | Brooke Seipel
    All twelve members of a soccer team and their coach have been rescued from a cave in Thailand where they have been trapped for nearly two weeks, Thai Navy Seals have confirmed. The soccer team of 12 boys, ages 11 to 16, and their coach, 25, went missing late last month while on an excursion. They were found in the Tham Luang cave complex about 10 days into the search. It took three missions, and elite military and divers from several countries, to remove all the boys and their coach. The first rescue took place on Sunday. Each boy needed...
  • Thailand cave rescue: ninth boy rescued as mission to free others continues – live

    07/10/2018 2:45:43 AM PDT · by PghBaldy · 53 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 10 | Matthew Weaver
    Reuters has a little more detail: A tenth person was rescued on Tuesday from a flooded Thai cave complex where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks, raising hopes all 13 would be out by the end of the day.
  • Rescuers gear up for final push to save remaining five from Thai cave

    07/09/2018 8:11:18 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | 07/09/18
    Rescuers resumed preparations on Tuesday for a third rescue operation deep into a cave complex in northern Thailand to free four remaining boys and their soccer coach in a race against time and monsoon weather. Four more of the boys were carried on stretchers out of the labyrinthine Tham Luang cave on the Myanmar border on Monday, bringing to eight the total number brought out so far after two rescue pushes in successive days. The head of the operation, Narongsak Osottanakorn, said rescuers had learned from experience and were two hours faster in bringing the second batch of survivors out...
  • 5th boy rescued from cave in Thailand

    07/09/2018 6:32:59 AM PDT · by Hostage · 141 replies
    ABC & AP ^ | JULY 9, 2018 | ABC
    A dive team brought a fifth boy out of a cave in Thailand Monday and were working at lightning speed to recover his coach and seven soccer teammates still trapped underground a day after the first four boys were successfully evacuated in an international rescue mission that has gripped the attention of the world. The latest rescue was completed just after 5 p.m. local time, 6 p.m. Eastern time, a source close to the rescue operation said, about six hours after divers entered the jungle cave to resume the operation to save the remaining members of the soccer team that...
  • 8 boys rescued from cave in Thailand as operation resumes on 2nd day (4 boys and coach left)

    07/09/2018 9:07:01 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07/09/2018 | By MARK OSBORNE BILL HUTCHINSON
    Dive teams in Thailand rescued four more boys from a flooded jungle cave Monday and were confident they will also be able to save the remaining four boys and their adult soccer coach still trapped in the cavern. Chiang Rai provincial Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn, speaking as the second day of the rescue mission got underway, predicted that all 12 of the boys on the soccer team and the coach will be safely brought out of the labyrinth where they went missing 17 days ago. "I insist that all 13 will be safe and sound," Osatanakorn said. Rescuers are hustling to...
  • Thai cave rescue: Operation resumes for remaining 8 boys, coach

    07/08/2018 6:30:19 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 125 replies
    CBS News ^ | 07/08/17
    Four members of a boys soccer team in Thailand were rescued Sunday from a flooded cave where they were trapped for 16 days. The team of divers is expected to resume the mission Monday to rescue the remaining eight boys and their soccer coach. The boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game. Monsoon flooding blocked off their escape and prevented rescuers from finding them for almost 10 days. The four boys who were rescued were taken to a hospital in Chiang Rai for evaluation. Two divers were...
  • 4 boys from Thai soccer team rescued from flooded cave, next phase to begin in 'about' 10 hours

    07/08/2018 9:18:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 78 replies
    Fox News ^ | 07/08/2018 | Katherine Lam
    Four members of a Thai youth soccer team were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand on Sunday, leaving another eight boys and their soccer coach in the flooded cavern after 18 divers began a daring mission to bring home the group who have been trapped in the flooded cavern for more than two weeks. The first boy rescued exited the cave 5:40 p.m. local time, followed by three of his team members shortly after, Chiang Rai provincial acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn said in a Sunday night news conference. The boys traveled 0.62 miles underwater before they reached safety. They...
  • Today is D-Day. At 10 a.m. today (0300 GMT) 13 foreign divers went in to extract the children

    07/08/2018 8:38:48 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 22 replies
    AltHouse Blog ^ | July 8, 2018 | none stated
    The rescue mission began after rain showers soaked the Tham Luang Cave area in northern Chiang Rai province for the past 24 hours, heightening the risks in what the governor has called a “war with water and time” to save the team.... Weather.com forecast sustained thunderstorms lasting through Sunday and Monday, with further stormy weather expected for around the next two weeks.... To escape, the children must dive through dark, narrow passageways sometimes no more than two-feet wide, that have challenged some of the world’s leading cave divers. A former member of Thailand’s SEAL unit died during a dive on...
  • First Two Boys Out of Thailand Cave

    07/08/2018 5:11:25 AM PDT · by blu · 144 replies
    Thailand cave rescue working!
  • Thailand cave rescue: officials evacuate site for 'rescue operation' – live

    07/07/2018 6:23:33 PM PDT · by PghBaldy · 189 replies
    The Guardian ^ | July 7 | Kate Lyons
    Jacob Goldberg, who is still inside the cave rescue site, has this footage of divers arriving at the cave site, to be mobbed by reporters. Reporters and all those not directly involved in the rescue operation have been banned from entering the site, and those already inside have been give until 9am to clear out.
  • Thai soccer players trapped in cave write letters, tell parents not to worry

    07/07/2018 1:46:35 PM PDT · by BBell · 18 replies
    https://www.mprnews.org/ ^ | 7/7/18 | Mae Sai
    The adolescent soccer players trapped for two weeks in a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand don't want their parents to worry. And they also wouldn't mind having some fried chicken ready for when they get home. That's what's on the minds of the 12 boys, ages 11-16, according to handwritten notes they sent out with divers who made an 11-hour, back-and-forth journey to act as postmen. The boys and their 25-year-old coach have been trapped since June 23, when they went exploring in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave after a practice game. Monsoon flooding cut off their escape...
  • Proposed ‘buddy dive’ plan to rescue boys trapped in Thai cave could launch this weekend

    07/07/2018 7:20:59 AM PDT · by Simon Green · 90 replies
    Yahoo! ^ | 07/07/18 | Elizabeth McLaughlin
    A proposed plan to rescue the boys soccer team trapped in a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand could launch as soon as this weekend, ABC News has learned. According to an internal U.S. government report obtained by ABC News, the Royal Thai navy, supported by divers from the United Kingdom, the United States and other nations, has briefed Thai military leadership, interior ministry officials and the provincial governor on a proposed operation to evacuate the 12 boys and their coach from the miles-long cave in Chiang Rai province, alongside experienced divers in what is being called a “buddy dive.”...
  • Former Thai navy SEAL working to rescue soccer team trapped in a cave has died

    07/06/2018 6:42:23 AM PDT · by SES1066 · 25 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/06/18 | Tara Francis Chan
    A former Thai Navy SEAL died early Friday while placing oxygen tanks in the cave where a Thai soccer team has been stuck for nearly two weeks. ... The volunteer diver, who has been identified as 38-year-old Saman Kunan, died from a lack of oxygen early around 1 a.m. on Friday morning. ... More than 100 Thai Navy SEALS are working on the rescue mission as well as divers from Australia, the US, UK, China, and other countries.