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U.S. Cops Put Parking Lot Crack Cocaine in ‘Lost and Found’

WILKES-BARRE, Pennsylvania — Police in northeastern Pennsylvania say they've put about USD $1,600 worth of crack cocaine in their "lost and found box" in hopes of reuniting the drug with its rightful owner.

Photo Phriday: A Wet and Difficult Week

Here’s how Thailand looked this past week, as a world of watery hurt strafed the nation, the junta turned three years old and a bomb ripped through a hospital waiting room.

11 More Surprisingly Absurd Thai Laws

Be a good citizens and do not to hoist the wrong flag, say the wrong thing into a microphone or tie your buffalo to the wrong thing, mmkay?

Sex Traffickers Took Hundreds From Thailand to US

MINNEAPOLIS — Hundreds of women were brought from Thailand to the U.S. and forced to be "modern day sex slaves," according to an indictment unsealed Thursday that charges high-level members of what authorities called a sophisticated sex-trafficking ring that concealed millions of dollars in earnings.

1 Step Forward, 2 Steps Back for LBGT Rights in Asia

A first-ever ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in Asia. A public caning in Indonesia. A soldier convicted in South Korea.

Experts Dismiss Deep South Link to Hospital Bomb

BANGKOK — While police brass have yet to name who they think was behind Monday’s bomb attack that wounded dozens in a hospital waiting room, several analysts Thursday ruled out a group of possible perpetrators: the southern insurgents.

Work on 1st Small Stretch of High-Speed Rail May Soon Begin

BANGKOK — Construction of the first 3.5-kilometer stretch of a high-speed rail line connecting Thailand to China may begin as soon as August, transportation officials announced Wednesday.

Flooded Areas Across Bangkok After Last Night’s Big Storm (Photos)

BANGKOK — A night of pounding rain left portions of the capital flooded Thursday morning, leading to a torrent of complaints from commuters.

Monsoon Brings Spectacular but Dangerous Falls to National Park

PHITSANULOK — Tourists can look – but not swim – at a famous series of cascading waterfalls in northern-central Thailand, national park officials said Thursday.

Man. Utd. Beat Ajax 2-0 to Clinch Europa League Trophy

STOCKHOLM — A guttural roar of "Manchester, Manchester" thundered around the Friends Arena at the full-time whistle.

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