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Thailand aviation regulator suspends Boeing 737 Max 9 flights for a week

7 days ago   |   Reuters

The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand said on Wednesday it is suspending the use of the Boeing Co's 737 Max 9 due to safety concerns.
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Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship

Refugee Soccer Player Hakeem al-Araibi Granted Australian Citizenship

7 days ago   |   NPR

He fled his native country of Bahrain after being imprisoned. Then he was jailed in Thailand and faced extradition charges. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison called him...
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The Latest: South Korean airline suspends use of Boeings

8 days ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash : 11:50 a.m. A South Korean airline says it will suspend operations of its two Boeing 737 Max 8 planes, the same...
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'I'm an Aussie': Footballer Hakeem al-Araibi receives citizenship

8 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Hakeem al-Araibi, who had refugee status in Australia, was arrested last year in Thailand at Bahrain's request.
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Refugee soccer player happy he's now an Australian citizen

8 days ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SYDNEY, Australia - A former Bahraini soccer player and refugee became an Australian citizen Wednesday, four weeks after detention in Thailand on an extradition request from...
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Refugee soccer player happy he's now an Australian citizen

8 days ago   |   ABC News   |   2 articles

A former Bahraini soccer player and refugee has become an Australian citizen, after his detention in Thailand and an extradition request from his homeland raised international...
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UN says methamphetamine output booming in Southeast Asia

9 days ago   |   National Post

BANGKOK - Production of methamphetamine is skyrocketing in Southeast Asia, with prices dropping and usage expanding, the U.N.'s anti-drug agency said Monday. Even as seizures...
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Churchill: She arrived in America determined to thrive

11 days ago   |   Times Union

Albany When Ni Lar Way was still in Thailand, she thought America was like a Disney princess movie. She thought its women only wore gowns and everybody lived in castles. Ni Lar...
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Thailand offers rubber farmers subsidy amid falling latex prices

11 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Critics say the government's subsidy programme is too little too late.
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Thailand cave rescue set to become a Netflix film

11 days ago   |   ABC

The 12 Thai boys who made headlines around the world last year after being trapped in a cave may ink a new Netflix deal to share their story.
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Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Robert Kraft to reject plea deal offered in prostitution case, reports say

Prosecutors were offering a deal in which charges would be dropped if Kraft admitted that he would be found guilty in court. Read more ...

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

Mother accused of abusing 7 adopted children, forcing them to perform on YouTube

The woman's YouTube channel has 800,000 subscribers and hundreds of millions of views. Read more ...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring...

Beloved 97-year-old veteran working at grocery store says he's not retiring anytime soon

Retirement is not even on the radar for this 97-year-old man in New Jersey. Read more ...

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Drinking very hot tea almost doubles risk of cancer, new study says

Those who like their tea piping hot could be increasing their risk of esophageal cancer, according to a new study. Read more ...

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

'Stranger Things' season 3 trailer reveals new Upside Down monster

In true 80s style, they're fighting it off in the local mall. Read more ...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's...

Clean Drinking Water A Bigger Global Threat Than Climate Change, EPA's Wheeler Says

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler says that unsafe drinking water - not climate change - poses the greatest and most immediate global threat to the environment. Read more ...

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

Fed Signals Rate Hikes May Be Over For 2019

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and signaled that no more rate hikes may be necessary this year amid signs of economic slowing. Read more ...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury...

Supreme Court Justices Seem Incredulous At Repeated Racial Bias In Jury Selection

In a Mississippi death-penalty case, the justices were skeptical of the way the state picked and dismissed black jurors and appeared ready not to uphold the conviction. Read more ...

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

White Sox, top prospect Eloy Jimenez near 6-year, $43M deal, reports say

Jimenez had a monster 2018 season split between Double-A and Triple-A, slashing .337/.384/.577 with 22 home runs and 75 RBIs in 108 games. Read more ...

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Anti-Semitic vandals deface gravestones at Jewish cemetery

Dozens of gravestones at a Jewish cemetery in Massachusetts have been defaced with anti-Semitic messages and swastikas - including references to Adolf Hitler, according to... Read more ...