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Elon Musk tweets fixing Flint homes with lead-tainted water

Elon Musk tweets fixing Flint homes with lead-tainted water

FLINT, Mich. — Residents in Flint whose homes still may need new water lines due to lead contamination may have a new benefactor in Elon Musk. The tech billionaire caused a stir on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting Wednesday that he was committing to "fund...
Published: 07/11/18
Croatia reaches World Cup for first time, beats England 2-1

Croatia reaches World Cup for first time, beats England 2-1

MOSCOW — On both ends of the field, Sime Vrsaljko got the job done. The Croatia defender set up the equalizer in the second half and then saved a likely goal by clearing a shot off the line in the first half of extra time. Those two moments of excell...
Published: 07/11/18
Rescued Thai boys make victory signs from hospital beds

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 or...
Published: 07/11/18
Tight spaces and darkness:  U.S. rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

Tight spaces and darkness: U.S. rescuer details high-risk Thai cave mission

MAE SAI, Thailand — The Thai boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the...
Published: 07/11/18
At NATO, Trump claims Germany ‘controlled’ by Russia

At NATO, Trump claims Germany ‘controlled’ by Russia

BRUSSELS — In a combative start to his NATO visit, President Donald Trump asserted Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany "totally controlled" by and "captive to Russia" and blasted NATO allies’ defense spending, opening what was expected...
Published: 07/11/18
Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

Ronaldo leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus

TURIN, Italy — Cristiano Ronaldo is leaving Real Madrid to join Italian club Juventus, bringing to an end a hugely successful nine-year spell in Spain. Madrid said Tuesday that it has reached an agreement with Juventus after a request by Ronaldo. No ...
Published: 07/10/18
Rescue at Thai cave ends in triumph as 12 boys and coach led from flooded labyrinth

Rescue at Thai cave ends in triumph as 12 boys and coach led from flooded labyrinth

MAE SAI, Thailand — As the last ambulances waited a muddy pathway flanked by lush fields, Thai navy officials confirmed Tuesday that every member of a youth soccer team - 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach - had been extracted from the flooded cave ...
Published: 07/10/18
Rescuers bring out at least 4 more boys from flooded Thai cave

Rescuers bring out at least 4 more boys from flooded Thai cave

MAE SAI, Thailand - Rescue missions to extract a Thai soccer team and its coach from a flooded cave wrapped up Monday with four more brought to safety during the second day of painstaking missions through the murky waters.Now only five members of the...
Published: 07/09/18
Boris Johnson and ‘Brexit minister’ resign, leaving Theresa May’s government in disarray

Boris Johnson and ‘Brexit minister’ resign, leaving Theresa May’s government in disarray

LONDON - Prime Minister Theresa May struggled Monday to keep her government from imploding after the resignations of Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, a prominent face of the campaign for Britain to leave the European Union, and David Davis, her once l...
Published: 07/09/18
Is Cuba abusing its overseas workers? A Tampa dissident takes Cuba to court

Is Cuba abusing its overseas workers? A Tampa dissident takes Cuba to court

TAMPA — Raul Risco was once loyal to Cuba’s socialist cause.He says he served in the Cuban military as a lieutenant colonel and later worked for the government’s Ministry of the Interior.Then 18 years ago, disillusioned with socialism and a one-party...
Published: 07/09/18