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Friday, November 16, 2018

King to Lead Return of ‘Bike for Dad’

BANGKOK — His Majesty the King is set to lead thousands of cyclists in an epic bike ride across town again in December.
Photo: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Govt / Flickr

UK Brexit Minister Quits Over EU Divorce Deal

LONDON — Britain's Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned, saying he "cannot in good conscience support the terms proposed for our deal with the EU." The...
Photo: Future Forward Party / Facebook

Election Commission Bans Online Sales of Political Merch

Don’t expect to shop online for T-shirts, tote bags and umbrellas promoting your favorite political party anytime soon.

K-Pop Band’s Agency Apologizes Over Member’s A-Bomb Shirt

SEOUL — The agency for K-pop superstars BTS apologized Wednesday for members wearing a T-shirt depicting the explosion of an atomic bomb and a hat with a Nazi emblem.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, at right, meets Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Wednesday in Singapore. Photo: Bernat Armangue / Pool

US Veep Says US Committed to Indo-Pacific Cooperation, Not Control

SINGAPORE — America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said...
In this photo taken on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018, and released by Intan Syari, Indonesian Intan Syari poses in her wedding dress with a bouquet of flowers on the day of her planned wedding in Pangkal Pinang, Indonesia. Photo: Associated Press

Woman Wears Wedding Gown Alone After Fiance Dies on Lion Air

JAKARTA — An Indonesian woman whose fiance died on a Lion Air flight that plunged into the sea was photographed in her wedding dress...

Red Cross Says Conditions Not Right for Rohingyas to Return

UNITED NATIONS — The International Committee of the Red Cross says conditions are not right for Rohingya Muslim refugees to return safely to Myanmar...
Khieu Samphan, at left, former Khmer Rouge head of state, and Nuon Chea, at right, who was the Khmer Rouge's chief ideologist and No. 2 leader, sit in the court hall at the U.N.-backed war crimes tribunal in Phnom Penh in an October 2013 file photo released by the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. Photo: Mark Peters / Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia via AP

Verdicts on Khmer Rouge Leaders May Be Tribunal’s Last Gasp

PHNOM PENH — The tribunal judging the criminal responsibility of former Khmer Rouge leaders for the deaths of an estimated 1.7 million Cambodians will...
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech Wednesday outside 10 Downing Street in London. Photo: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

May Wins Cabinet Backing for Brexit Deal But Pitfalls Remain

In a hard-won victory, British Prime Minister Theresa May persuaded her fractious Cabinet to back a draft divorce agreement with ...

Korat ‘Death Bus’ Driver Convicted, Gets 4 Years

NAKHON RATCHASIMA — A court Wednesday convicted and sentenced the driver of a tour bus that crashed and killed 18 people in Nakhon Ratchasima province earlier this year.





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