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Thailand probes Facebook's removal of army-linked accounts

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha says he has assigned the Royal Thai Army to investigate after Facebook Inc. removed 185 accounts and groups allegedly engaged in an informati...

Myanmar protesters determined to defy military with grassroots protest

Over the past few days, security forces in Myanmar appear to be clamping down on anti-coup protesters with increasing ferocity. On Wednesday, at least two people reportedly died of gunshot woun...

12 national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Twelve national forest recreation areas in Taiwan now accept LINE Pay, according to a news release posted by the Forestry Bureau. The bureau said that from Tuesday (Mar...

British horseracing chiefs outraged at trainer photo

LONDON (AP) — The body that runs British horseracing reacted with outrage Monday after leading trainer Gordon Elliott admitted to sitting on a horse that had just died of a heart attack. ...

US men's gymnastics eyes momentum after promising Winter Cup

Brett McClure wanted to lower the temperature. So the high-performance director for USA Gymnastics' men's program told everyone who showed up for this weekend's Winter Cup in Indianapolis that they wo...

Japan partly ending pandemic emergency, keeps it for Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — The state of emergency Japan set up to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be lifted in six urban areas this weekend and remain in the Tokyo area for another week, a government minist...

'Black box' in Woods SUV could yield clues to cause of wreck

DETROIT (AP) — Investigators who are looking into the rollover crash that injured golf legend Tiger Woods will rely heavily on data stored in the Genesis SUV he was driving to figure out what happened...

How the Larry Nassar scandal has affected others

A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach being charged Thursday with crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise is the latest fallout from the sexual abuse sc...

DHL Global Forwarding Partners Longhorn Vaccines & Diagnostics to Assure Safety and Efficacy of Lab Testing in Africa and Asia

DHL has transported nearly 26,000 Covid -19 testing vials for Longhorn, who is donating one million vials to the International Organization for MigrationVials were transported via three initial flight...

Court ruling may make it harder to cut train crew sizes to 1

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An appeals court has rejected the Trump administration's decision to drop a proposal to require freight trains to have at least two crew members, a plan that was drafted after sever...

Shopping online eases isolation for older adults

NEW YORK (AP) — In November, Paula Mont did something new: The 86-year-old, who hasn't left her New Jersey senior living community in nearly a year, went shopping — online. Mont used...

Taiwan to lift eating ban on HSR trains March 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Monday (Feb. 22) announced that all of its epidemic prevention regulations would remain in place in March, with the exception...

Italy: Holocaust survivor's plug for vaccine sparks hatred

ROME (AP) — An Italian Holocaust survivor’s attempt to encourage other older adults to receive the anti-COVID-19 vaccine has triggered a wave of anti-Semitic comments and other invective on social med...

Farmers block trains in northern India to protest new laws

NEW DELHI (AP) — Thousands of protesting farmers blocked trains on Thursday by sitting on railroad tracks in parts of northern India to press their demand for the repeal of new agricultural reform law...

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Demonstrators against Myanmar’s military takeover returned to the streets Thursday after a night of armed intimidation by security forces in the country’s second biggest city. ...