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MAE SAI, Thailand -- Thai navy SEALs say all 12 soccer players and their coach have been rescued from a flooded cave, ending an ordeal that lasted more than two weeks. The SEALs posted on their Facebook page Tuesday that the rescue operation was successful, after earlier posting that the first player of the day was out of the cave at 4:06 p.m. local time (5:06 a.m. ET). A medic and three Thai navy SEALs had stayed with the boys on a small, dry shelf deep in the flooded cave and are due to come out as well. Chiang Rai Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn had said earlier Tuesday that the day's effort might take longer than the previous two rescue missions, but the final four players and coach were o... Full story

10 July