Emergency management

An ambulance allegedly carrying one of the rescued boys head to the hospital in Chiang Rai city as divers evacuated some of the 12 boys and their coach trapped at the Tham Luang cave in the Mae Sai district of Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand, Monday, July 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
July 09, 2018 - 7:21 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — An ambulance with flashing lights on Monday left the site of a flooded cave in northern Thailand where a youth soccer team has been trapped for two weeks, just hours after the second phase of a rescue operation was launched. The ambulance drove toward a helipad, where a...
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A woman walks past debris caused by a heavy rain in Uwajima, Ehime prefecture, western Japan Monday, July 9, 2018. People prepared for risky search and cleanup efforts in southwestern Japan on Monday, where several days of heavy rainfall had set off flooding and landslides in a widespread area. (Takuto Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP)
July 09, 2018 - 4:29 am
HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on heavy rains and flooding in western Japan (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Japan's government says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has canceled his planned July 11-18 trip to Europe and the Middle East to oversee the emergency response to deadly heavy rains. Chief...
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This undated photo released via the Thailand Navy SEAL Facebook page on Sunday, July 8, 2018, shows rescuers hands locked with a caption reading "We Thai and the international teams join forces to bring the young Wild Boars home" where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23 in a cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that "today is D-Day. (Thailand Navy SEAL Facebook page via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 7:58 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Thai authorities say it is unknown when the first group of boys trapped in a flooded cave will begin their dive out of the cave, the key part of a rescue...
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This undated photo released via the Thailand Navy SEAL Facebook page on Sunday, July 8, 2018, shows rescuers hands locked with a caption reading "We Thai and the international teams join forces to bring the young Wild Boars home" where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23 in a cave in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that "today is D-Day. (Thailand Navy SEAL Facebook page via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 3:41 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 2:30 p.m. The Thai navy SEALs, who have been spearheading the rescue effort for the 12 boys and their soccer coach, have posted a photo on their Facebook page with...
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Thai police stand guard near a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand Sunday, July 8, 2018. Thai authorities are racing to pump out water from the flooded cave before more rains are forecast to hit the northern region. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 08, 2018 - 1:33 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that "today is D-Day." Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn...
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Rescuer arrive near cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, in northern Thailand Sunday, July 8, 2018. Thai authorities are racing to pump out water from the flooded cave before more rains are forecast to hit the northern region. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
July 08, 2018 - 1:02 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The Latest on the rescue of 12 schoolboys and their coach from a cave in northern Thailand (all times local): 12 noon A Thai army commander says the ongoing rescue of 12 boys and their coach could take 2-4 days depending on conditions inside the partially flooded cave...
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In this undated photo released by Royal Thai Navy on Saturday, July 7, 2018, Thai rescue team members walk inside a cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach have been trapped since June 23, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. The local governor in charge of the mission to rescue them said Saturday that cooperating weather and falling water levels over the last few days had created appropriate conditions for evacuation, but that they won't last if it rains again. (Royal Thai Navy via AP)
July 08, 2018 - 12:00 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — The operation has begun to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who will need to dive out of the flooded Thai cave where they have been trapped for more than two weeks, with officials saying Sunday morning that "today is D-Day." Chiang Rai acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn...
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July 07, 2018 - 10:43 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but was still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the eastern Caribbean, bringing a new threat to islands still rebuilding from last year's storms. A tropical storm...
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July 07, 2018 - 7:52 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but was still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the eastern Caribbean, bringing a new threat to islands still rebuilding from last year's storms. A tropical storm...
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July 07, 2018 - 5:39 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Beryl weakened to a tropical storm Saturday but was still expected to dump heavy rain over the Lesser Antilles at the end of the weekend on its way to the eastern Caribbean, bringing a new threat to islands still rebuilding from last year's storms. A tropical storm...
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