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Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Trump and Biden Run Vastly Different Pandemic Campaigns

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina caps outdoor gatherings at 50 people to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, but don't tell that to President Donald Trump. He basked in a largely maskless crowd of several thousand supporters during a Tuesday rally in this critical battleground state.

Criticism of Trump Spreads Over Proposal to Bar Muslims from US

WASHINGTON — Presidential candidate Donald Trump was condemned Tuesday by a chorus of critics from around the world responding to his call for a ban on Muslims entering the United States.

Former Palace Employee Arrested in Connection With Alleged Royal Impostors

BANGKOK — A suspected accomplice in the case of an alleged royal impostor was arrested on a charge of insulting the monarch, police said Tuesday.

Actress ‘Patt Napapa’ Meets With Police, Denies Charges

BANGKOK — A celebrity charged with money laundering turned herself in Monday to police to hear charges she aided a transnational drug ring in laundering money, which she denied.

US Military Osprey Crash-Lands Off Okinawa, No Fatalities

TOKYO — U.S. military Osprey aircraft has crash-landed off Japan's southern island of Okinawa, but its five crewmembers were safely rescued.

Food and Fun Stuff: A First Look at The Commons Sala Daeng (Photos)

BANGKOK — As The Commons Thonglor turns four, a new branch of the community space opened recently at Sala Daeng, giving locals a new space to go to barre classes and sip on green smoothies.

Chinese Tourist Cleared of Killing Urchins (Updated)

UPDATE (May 23, 2019): After an investigation, police said the Chinese tourist was not killing sea urchins as alleged by online claims. Investigators said the tourist was merely picking up stranded urchins and taking them back to the sea. 

Malaysia Foils Smuggling of 131 Sri Lankan Immigrants

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysian police have intercepted a tanker with 131 Sri Lankans believed bound for Australia and New Zealand, smashing a large human smuggling ring that has been operating for a year.

Tokyo Olympics Postponed to 2021, Japan PM Says

TOKYO (Xinhua) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach have agreed to postpone the Tokyo Olympics until no later than the summer of 2021, the Japanese leader said Tuesday.

Over 60 Dead, Dozens Missing as Severe Floods Strike Europe

BERLIN (AP) — More than 60 people have died and dozens were missing Thursday as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.


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