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Thailand Cave Rescue Live Updates: Four Boys Are Out, 9 to Go

The boys’ coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, wrote to the parents as a group, promising to take care of them as best as he could. The...

Pompeo Sharpens Tone on North Korea: ‘The World Is a Gangster’

TOKYO — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo shot back at North Korean officials for characterizing American diplomatic behavior as gangster-like, saying on Sunday that...

‘Battle Against Time’: Rains in Japan Leave Dozens Seeking Rescue From Rooftops

TOKYO — Record rainfall continued to batter Japan on Sunday, with millions of people being urged to leave their homes because of the risk...

U.S. Opposition to Breast-Feeding Resolution Stuns World Health Officials

A resolution to encourage breast-feeding was expected to be approved quickly and easily by the hundreds of government delegates who gathered this spring in...

Foreign Belly Dancers? Egyptians Shake Their Heads (and Hips)

Cairo DispatchThe arrest of a Russian belly dancer exposed simmering tensions in Cairo’s belly-dancing scene. Critics say foreigners are sullying an ancient art form....

With Hugs, Bitter Foes From Ethiopia and Eritrea Meet for Peace Talks

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — With laughter and hugs, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea met on Sunday for the first time in nearly two...

Record-Smashing Heat Wave Kills 33 in Quebec

MONTREAL — Thirty-three people have died in Quebec from one of the worst heat waves to hit eastern and central Canada in decades, the...

Elon Musk Thinks a Minisubmarine Could Help in Thai Cave Rescue

Engineers from companies led by Elon Musk, the billionaire known for outside-the-box ideas like his aspiration to colonize Mars, were en route to Thailand...

‘Insider Attack’ Kills U.S. Service Member in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An American service member was killed and two others were wounded in southern Afghanistan on Saturday in what officials described as...

Egypt Sentences Lebanese Tourist to 8 Years in Prison for Facebook Video

An Egyptian court sentenced a Lebanese tourist to eight years in prison on Saturday after she posted a video tirade on her Facebook page...

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