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November 19, 2014 1:57 AMBANGKOK, Thailand - Five Thai university students have been detained by police and soldiers after giving a three-fingered salute inspired by "The Hunger Games" to junta leader-cum-prime minister in a daring move protest. The students, wearing T-shirts showing the phrase "Don't Want a Coup," stood in front of Gen. Prayuth... more »
November 17, 2014 6:37 PMLAS VEGAS - U.S. investigators are trying to determine whether any laws were broken by two American tourists who police say tried to ship preserved human parts from Thailand to Las Vegas. FBI spokeswoman Bridget Pappas said Monday that investigators are aware that Ryan McPherson and Daniel Tanner were questioned... more »
May 5, 2014 6:50 AMBANGKOK - A strong earthquake has shaken wide areas of northern Thailand and Myanmar. There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious damage. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 and was centered 9 kilometers (6 miles) south of Mae Lao, Thailand, and... more »
December 19, 2012 10:41 AMBANGKOK - Serena Williams has had surgery on her big toes, and has withdrawn from an exhibition match against top-ranked Victoria Azarenka in Thailand this month. A medical certificate from Florida podiatrist Jeffrey Rockefeller says Williams "was treated for a chronic foot disorder which involved minor procedures on both of... more »
January 31, 2011 12:40 PMNEWARK, N.J. - A Canadian man who admitted running a brothel for pedophiles in Thailand has been sentenced in New Jersey to 25 years in prison. The federal judge on Tuesday said it was unlikely that John Wrenshall would overcome his desire to molest children. Wrenshall told the... more »
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