Search and rescue efforts

Migrants rest at the port of Algeciras, southern Spain, as they wait to be transported to a police station after being rescued in the Strait of Gibraltar, Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2018. Spain's Maritime Rescue Service says it has picked up just over 400 people from the Mediterranean as migrants hasten to reach Spain from North Africa while the weather remains fair. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
June 26, 2018 - 3:25 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local) 8:45 p.m. A German aid group with an overloaded rescue boat that has been waiting in the Mediterranean Sea for five days is contradicting the leaders of Italy and France, saying Malta won't let the Lifeline enter its territorial...
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Soldiers guide auxiliary power lines into a cave where the main staging area is to continue the search for a group of missing boys and their coach, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. About a dozen navy SEAL divers and other rescuers have re-entered a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing for three days in the sprawling caverns. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
June 26, 2018 - 11:13 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Efforts to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand for three days hinge on pumping out water so that navy divers have room to operate, the first high-level Thai official to visit the site said Tuesday. Interior...
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Migrants disembark from the Danish-flagged container ship Alexander Maersk at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo, southern Italy, early Tuesday, June 26, 2018. The Maersk, with more than 100. migrants on board, had remained off the coast of Pozzallo for days after taking part in a rescue Thursday of migrants leaving Libya on smugglers' boats. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
June 26, 2018 - 9:48 am
MILAN (AP) — A German aid ship carrying more than 200 migrants headed toward Malta after Italy agreed Tuesday to take in some of the passengers, ending Europe's second impasse this month over the people rescued off Libya's coast by private humanitarian groups. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said...
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Rescue workers continue to search for a group of missing boys and their coach in a flooded cave, Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Mae Sai, Chiang Rai province, northern Thailand. Electricians are extending a power line into a flooded cave in northern Thailand to help the search and rescue efforts for 12 boys and their soccer coach stranded three nights in the sprawling caverns and cut off by rising water. (AP Photo/Tassanee Vejpongsa)
June 26, 2018 - 1:06 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — About a dozen navy SEAL divers and other rescuers re-entered a partly flooded cave in northern Thailand on Tuesday morning to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who have been missing for three days in the sprawling caverns. Divers have been seeking a way forward...
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Bicycles left by a group of missing boys lean against a railing at the entrance of a deep cave in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand, Monday, June 25, 2018. Officials say multiple attempts to locate the 12 boys and their soccer coach missing in a flooded cave in northern Thailand for nearly two days have failed, but that they will keep trying. (Thai News Pix via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rising waters forced rescuers to suspend the search for 12 boys and their soccer coach missing for two days in a flooded cave complex in northern Thailand, but officials said Monday they believe they're still alive. The boys, aged 11-15, are believed to have entered the...
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FILE - In this June, 20, 2018, file photo, Indonesian rescuers scan the horizon from the deck of a rescue ship as they search for a ferry which sank in Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Indonesia. Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreck, the chief of the national search and rescue agency said Monday, June 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Binsar Bakkara, Fie)
June 25, 2018 - 2:21 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia has identified the suspected location of an overcrowded ferry that sank last week in a deep volcanic crater lake but will need international help to recover the wreck, the chief of the national search and rescue agency said Monday. The ferry had some 200 people...
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June 24, 2018 - 11:28 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Rescuers are planning a second attempt to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago. An official in the forest park in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai province said the divers were...
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, left, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron during a round table meeting at an informal EU summit on migration at EU headquarters in Brussels, Sunday, June 24, 2018. (Yves Herman, Pool Photo via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 1:59 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says emergency talks European leaders held on migration didn't yield any decisions but that the participants agreed they need to work together on the politically fraught issue...
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In this photo provided by the Montana Army National Guard, middle school students attending a Bible camp at the Montana Wilderness School of the Bible along the Rocky Mountain Front are guided onto a Chinook helicopter Thursday, June 21, 2018. The campers were flown to Great Falls after flooding earlier this week washed out the road to the camp. (Montana Army National Guard via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 9:54 am
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Helicopters have rescued people stranded by flooding in Texas and Montana, including 140 children and counselors stuck in a mountain bible camp for two days. Campers were lifted out Thursday after a washed-out road cut off the only exit. Montana was just drying out from spring...
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In this photo taken on Thursday, June 21, 2018, the ship operated by the German NGO Mission Lifeline rescues migrants from a rubber boat in the Mediterranean Sea in front of the Libyan coast. Italy's interior minister says Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying 224 migrants to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. Salvini said the rescue was in Libyan waters, which Lifeline denies. (Hermine Poschmann/Mission Lifeline via AP)
June 22, 2018 - 9:52 am
MILAN (AP) — Italy's populist, anti-migrant interior minister said Friday that Malta should allow a Dutch-flagged rescue ship carrying hundreds of migrants rescued from rubber dinghies off the Libyan coast to make port there because the ship is now in Maltese waters. "We ask humanly and politically...
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