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Thai cave: Divers prepare to resume rescue operation

Thai cave: Divers prepare to resume rescue operation

They were taken to Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital where their four teammates rescued on Sunday had been tested and waiting for an all-clear. Thai Royal Navy inside the Tham Luang cave on July 7. The operation to rescue the boys, ages 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach by having them dive out of the flooded cave began Sunday morning, with expert divers entering the sprawling complex for the complicated and risky mission.


Severe rainfall leaves dozens dead in Japan

Severe rainfall leaves dozens dead in Japan

Rescuers conduct a search operation for missing persons in Kumano town, Hiroshima Prefecture, western Japan on July 9, 2018. According to data compiled by the Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry as of 5 a.m. To address food and water shortages in disaster-hit areas, Abe said trucks ferrying supplies to convenience stores and other retailers will be treated as emergency vehicles.


United States started biggest trade war in history, China forced to retaliate - Beijing

United States started biggest trade war in history, China forced to retaliate - Beijing

USA tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect on Friday, and with Beijing having immediately vowed to respond in kind, the world's two biggest economies took a high-stakes turn towards all-out trade conflict. "All that is gone now". The bank estimates that every $100bn of imports affected by the tariffs represents about 0.5% of global trade and 0.1% of global GDP.


Maedeh Hojabri, Iranian Teen Arrested Over Dancing Instagram Post

Maedeh Hojabri, Iranian Teen Arrested Over Dancing Instagram Post

Blogger Hossein Ronaghi said, "People would laugh at you if you tell anyone in the world that [in Iran] they arrest 17-year-olds and 18-year-olds for dancing, being happy and being handsome, for spreading indecency, and instead paedophiles are free".


Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, AP reports

Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to Supreme Court, AP reports

I think they'd be fine justices of the Supreme Court . "I do, but I haven't been nominated to the Supreme Court", he told CNN , alarming pro-choice advocates who said Kavanaugh was picked to curtail abortion rights. Trump's sister, a retired federal judge, served with Hardiman on the 3rd Circuit and reportedly recommended him for the job . Kavanaugh actually co-authored Starr's report , which eventually led to Clinton's impeachment, according to The New York Times .


Maine's congressional delegation weighs in on Supreme Court pick

Maine's congressional delegation weighs in on Supreme Court pick

Jon Kyl would guide Trump's nominee through the grueling Senate process. McConnell said Kavanaugh was an "outstanding nomination". "And I find that to be troubling". "In no event should this nominee be considered until Congress reviews Special Counsel Mueller's report regarding likely Trump collusion with the Russians and obstruction of justice", he said on Twitter .