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Bangkok Literally Sinking in Sex as Brothels Steal Groundwater

BANGKOK — So much water is used for sex in Bangkok’s brothels that it is contributing to the gradual sinking of Bangkok, officials have warned.

Tourist Bitten Trying to Take Selfie With Crocodile

PRACHINBURI — A French woman was bitten by a crocodile Sunday afternoon while hiking at Khao Yai National Park.
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Truck Pursued by Police Injures 18 in Ekkamai

BANGKOK — A police pursuit ended with 18 people injured in the capital’s Ekkamai area after the driver of a delivery truck plowed through a roadblock and damaged dozens of cars Wednesday afternoon.

Aussie Man Falls to Death from Parasail on Phuket Beach

PHUKET — An Australian man plunged to his death Wednesday afternoon after a parasailing accident on Kata Beach in front of more than a 100 onlookers.

‘Thank You! Thank You!’ See Moment Rescuers Discover Missing in Cave (Video)

CHIANG RAI — Footage has been released of the moment rescue divers located all missing youths and their coach in the cave where they went missing nine days ago.
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Screaming Panic as Fire Rains Down on Koh Phangan ‘Full Moon’ NYE Party (Video)

SURAT THANI — An unknown number of tourists suffered burns and injuries when a pyrotechnic meltdown prompted panic New Year’s Eve on Koh Phangan. Revelers...
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Police Chase Naked Foreign Woman 1K Near Khaosan Road

BANGKOK — A foreign woman led police on an extended chase Tuesday afternoon in Bangkok after they spotted her walking naked across the Phra Pinklao Bridge.
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Python Swallows Pet Cat in Pathum Thani Home

PATHUM THANI — A hungry python slithered into a home in northern metropolitan Bangkok and swallowed a pet cat whole Wednesday.

Coach Faces Charges for Leading Boys Into Cave

CHIANG RAI — Police said Tuesday they will look into whether a 25-year-old coach of a youth football team could face legal action for leading them into a cave complex where they were stranded 10 days.
U.S. Air Force Master Sargent Derek Anderson talks about the risky operation of extracting the trapped boys and their soccer coach to Associated Press during an exclusive interview Wednesday in Chiang Rai province. Photo: Vincent Thian / Associated Press

US Rescuer Details Unprecedented Cave Mission

MAE SAI — The boys saved from a flooded cave endured dives in zero visibility lasting up to half an hour and in places were put in a harness and high-lined across rocky caverns, said a leader of the U.S. contingent that was part of the operation, calling it a "once in a lifetime rescue."

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