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Their first TV interview in a studio.

The Thai Wild Boars soccer team went on ‘Ellen’ and described how they survived for days on end in a cave — and revealed when they f...

In their first in-studio interview, the Thai boys' soccer team that was trapped in a cave in July appeared on "The Ellen Show." The team members talked about what it was like in the cave and the logistic of the rescue.
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Elon Musk tells a reporter to ‘stop defending child rapists’ as he doubles down on attacking Thailand cave rescuer

Tesla CEO Elon Musk seems to be doubling down even further on his attacks on Vernon Unsworth, the cave diving hero in the rescue of the youth soccer team in a Thailand cave.
Twelve boys and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong (left), from the 'Wild Boars' soccer team speak during a for the first time since they were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week.

The Thai soccer team cave rescue is also be a big political win for the country’s military junta

The military took power in 2014 and has since cracked down on human rights, banned public gatherings, censored media, and jailed critics. But the cave rescue mission helped show what the military, and thus the government, can accomplish ahead of elections next year.

Thailand is considering giving citizenship to four stateless members of the Thai soccer team who were trapped in a cave

Four members of the Thai soccer team rescued from a cave are being considered for Thai citizenship, officials said. Three of the boys and their 25-year-old coach are members of different ethnic groups and face travel restrictions, cannot access financial services, get married, or buy property.
Twelve boys and their coach, Ekkapol Chantawong, from the 'Wild Boars' soccer team speak during a press conference for the first time since they were rescued from a cave in northern Thailand last week, on July 18, 2018 in Chiang Rai, Thailand.

Thai cave rescue: Boys who lived furthest away were chosen to leave the cave first so they could ride their bikes and tell everyone to prepare food

The Thai soccer team who had been trapped inside a cave decided to allow the boys that live furthest away to be rescued first. 25-year-old coach Ekapol Chanthawong said the boys were not chosen based on the state of their health, as had previously been reported.
The Thai soccer team's 25-year-old coach, Ekapol Chanthawong, explained how the team survived nine days in the cave.

Drinking cave water and not thinking about fried rice: Here’s how the Thai soccer team survived 9 days in a flooded cave with no food or drink

The Thai soccer team that was trapped inside the Tham Luang cave complex for 17 days told reporters on Wednesday why they entered the cave and how they managed to survive for so long. They entered the cave on June 23 after soccer practice and only planned to stay for an hour.
The 12 soccer players and their coach react as they explain their experience in the cave during their news conference in the northern province of Chiang Rai, Thailand, July 18, 2018.

The Thai soccer team have been given the all-clear to go home after their traumatic cave rescue

The Thai soccer team who were rescued from a cave held a press conference on Wednesday evening in their first public appearance. The 12 boys, aged 11-16, and their 25-year-old coach have been recovering in the hospital for the last week after surviving more than 10 days inside the cave.
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Elon Musk has apologized for insulting a British cave-rescue diver, who threatened to sue the billionaire

"I apologize to Mr. Unsworth and to the companies I represent as leader," Musk said on Twitter. "The fault is mine and mine alone." The diver Vernon Unsworth, who was involved in the Thai cave rescue mission, had said he was considering legal action over Musk's comment that he was a "pedo guy."
Richard Harris.

Australian divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team from a cave will receive civilian honors

The two Australian divers that helped rescue the 13 members of the Thai soccer team will be recieving civilian honors for their efforts. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said arrangements for honoring Richard Harris and Craig Challen are "already underway."