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Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program

A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra to two years in prison over his handling of a state lottery program he initiated while in office more ...

Thai court sentences ex-PM to prison over lottery program

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Egyptian court sentences 296 to prison on terror charges CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian military court has sentenced 32 people to life in prison on terror charges including plotting to assassinate President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. The court in Cairo Wednesday said...
19:00, 06/12/2019

UK court sentences Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison A court in London has sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to 50 weeks in prison for breach of bail. Assange, who spent years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy, also faces possible extradition....
15:12, 05/01/2019

Egypt court sentences 11 Islamists to life for prison breaks An Egyptian court has sentenced 11 people to life in prison — including the head of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie — after a retrial on charges related to mass prison breaks at the he...
17:01, 09/07/2019

Spain's Supreme Court sentences 'Wolf Pack' to 15 years in prison for rape Spain's Supreme Court on Friday sentenced five men accused of attacking a woman in Pamplona in 2016 to 15 years in prison each for rape, overturning a previous sentence which had convicted the men of ...
17:36, 06/21/2019

Hawaii man sentences himself to 5 years in prison for burglary A man facing six months behind bars in a burglary case in Hawaii asked for -- and received -- a sentence that will keep him locked up for five years....
20:24, 08/09/2019

Iran sentences president’s brother to prison for corruption TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official ISNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani’s brother has been sentenced to an unspecified prison term for corruption. ISNA said Saturday that H...
18:12, 05/04/2019

South Sudan sentences prominent activist to more prison time JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — A South Sudan court has sentenced a prominent activist and economist to two years in prison. Relatives wept on Tuesday as Peter Biar Ajak and five other men were sentenced. Th...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years in prison for spying for Britain LONDON — Iran said on Monday it had sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile ...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Turkey sentences leading doctors to prison for condemning Syria offensive Eleven members of Turkey’s top-tier medical association have been handed prison terms after publicly condemning their country’s military offensive against Kurdish fighters in neighboring Syria early l...
23:24, 05/06/2019

Trump commutes prison sentences of non-violent offenders after bipartisan urging The White House announced Monday that President Trump commuted the sentence of Ted Suhl and Ronen Nahmani, two men who had been serving lengthy prison terms after federal prosecutors convicted them of...
00:36, 07/30/2019

Judge sentences 3 Blackwater guards to prison for 2007 Iraqi attack Three former Blackwater security guards have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a massacre in Iraq 12 years ago that resulted in the deaths of 14 unarmed Iraqis, the Justice Department announ...
22:12, 09/10/2019

China sentences online activist to 12 years in prison for allegedly leaking secrets A Chinese activist whose website reports the stories of people alleging government abuses was sentenced Monday to 12 years in prison on the charge of leaking secrets to a foreign entity....
20:12, 07/29/2019

Thai tycoon gets additional year in prison in poaching case BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai construction tycoon has been sentenced to an additional one year in prison for bribing a park ranger in relation to a high-profile case of poaching endangered animals in a wildli...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Iraqi court sentences one French man and one Tunisian to death An Iraqi court sentenced two men, a French citizen and a Tunisian, to death on Wednesday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters....
18:12, 05/29/2019

Turkish court sentences hundreds of coup 'ringleaders' The trial of 224 suspects, which include many former military generals, started almost a year after the July 2016 botched coup against President Erdogan. Ankara has incarcerated thousands of dissident...
11:48, 06/20/2019

Iraqi court sentences 2 French IS member to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a court in Baghdad has sentenced two French citizens to death for being members of the Islamic State group. The official said Sunday that the court sente...
12:12, 06/02/2019

Indonesian court sentences Frenchman to death for drugs An Indonesian court has sentenced a Frenchman to death for smuggling 3 kilograms (6.6 pounds) of drugs in a suitcase to the tourist island of Lombok....
15:12, 05/20/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
18:48, 05/26/2019

Iraqi court sentences 3 French members of IS to death BAGHDAD (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death three French citizens, members of the Islamic State group. The official says the three, sentenced on Sunday, were ...
15:48, 05/26/2019

Czech court sentences 3 men for trading in tiger products PRAGUE (AP) — A Czech court has convicted three men of killing critically endangered tigers and illegally trading in tiger products. They were arrested last year after police discovered the body of a ...
19:12, 06/04/2019

Iraqi court sentences three French men to death: officials An Iraqi court sentenced three French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of joining Islamic State, two court officials told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed....
15:00, 05/26/2019

Lottery winner must split his winnings with ex-wife, court says He bought the ticket two years after he and his wife separated, but she still gets to take home half, court officials say.        ...
04:36, 06/24/2019

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup to life terms in prison...
11:36, 06/20/2019

Turkish court sentences 24 to life for failed 2016 coup A Turkish court issued life sentences to 24 people Thursday who were convicted of trying to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in a failed military coup three years ago....
18:48, 06/20/2019

Italy court sentences 24 people to life for Operation Condor Uruguay’s government says a court in Italy has sentenced 24 people to life in prison for involvement in human rights crimes committed during the “Operation Condor” offensive by South American governme...
01:24, 07/09/2019

French court sentences Briton in absentia for murder in Ireland A French court on Friday sentenced a British journalist in absentia to 25 years in jail for the murder of a French film producer in Ireland 22 years ago, and issued a new European arrest warrant to tr...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant's fatal stabbing A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months' imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani migrant in 2013....
17:00, 05/06/2019

Greek court reduces sentences over migrant’s fatal stabbing ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek appeals court has reduced from life to 21 years and five months’ imprisonment the sentences imposed on two men convicted of the fatal racist stabbing of a Pakistani...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Turkish court overrules journalists' life sentences - Anadolu Turkey's high court overruled life sentences against three journalists, who were sentenced over alleged links to the network of U.S.-based cleric Fetullah Gulen, state-owned Anadolu news agency report...
20:12, 07/05/2019

Iraq Court Sentences Two French Men To Death For Being ISIS Fighters An Iraqi court sentenced two French men to death on Sunday after finding them guilty of being members of ISIS, a prosecutor told Reuters. Iraq is conducting trials of thousands of suspected ISIS......
14:12, 06/02/2019

Court rules against Colorado man seeking full lottery prize DENVER (AP) — A Colorado court has rejected a man’s claim he should be the sole recipient of a $4.8 million lottery prize. The Denver Post reports the Colorado Court of Appeals says Amir Massihz...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Sentences for Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak overturned in Turkish court Two journalists who had been given life sentences for their criticism of the government in Turkey have had their sentences suspended. However Ahmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak have not yet been acquitted....
14:00, 07/08/2019

UAE court sentences six Lebanese to jail in Hezbollah trial: state media The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday jailed six Lebanese men, four of them for life, for setting up a terrorist cell with links to Lebanon's Hezbollah, the state news agency WAM reported....
19:24, 05/15/2019

Thai court declines to suspend pro-army lawmakers A Thai court says it will not suspend elected pro-military politicians while it investigates a complaint over whether they had violated election rules by holding shares in media companies....
16:00, 06/26/2019

Thai court accepts complaints against PM, opposition leaders Thailand’s Constitutional Court has accepted complaints against the prime minister and two opposition party leaders in cases that could see them disqualified from office...
17:48, 07/19/2019

Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses...
14:36, 05/22/2019

Cyprus court sentences Army officer to seven life terms for killing foreign women, children The Cyprus army captain that pleaded guilty to killing seven foreign women and girls over the course of nearly 3 years was sentenced Monday to seven life prisons....
20:24, 06/25/2019

California gang members laugh in court while receiving life sentences for attempted murder of cop: report Two California gang members, convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer, smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report.  ...
01:00, 08/21/2019

Thai court acquits Red Shirts of terrorism for 2010 protests A court in Thailand has dismissed charges of terrorism and other offenses against 24 leaders of an extended street protest in 2010 that saw key parts of central Bangkok closed off and random violence ...
10:24, 08/14/2019

Thai court declines to hear case of PM’s incomplete oath Thailand’s Constitutional Court declines to hear a case arguing Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha’s incomplete oath of office violated the constitution...
07:24, 09/12/2019

Thai Court upholds death for 2 Burmese in British murders Thailand’s Supreme Court upholds conviction of two Myanmar migrants sentenced to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a resort island in 2014...
12:36, 08/29/2019

Thai court upholds death penalty over murder of two Britons Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo had been found guilty of killing Hannah Witheridge and David MillerThe two migrant workers who were found guilty of the murders of two British backpackers on the Thai island of Ko...
13:24, 08/29/2019

It’s ‘Racial’: Illinois Prison Banned Books on Black History and Empowerment From Inmate Program Some 3 out of every 4 inmates in Illinois prisons are black, yet, an Illinois prison banned an inmate education program from using books discussing black history or empowerment due to their “racial” c...
06:00, 08/17/2019

Thai court blocks anti-junta politician from joining House BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has blocked the leader of a new anti-junta political party from taking his seat in Parliament while it determines whether he violated election rules. The Constitutional Cou...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Thai Woman Moves Top Court Seeking Safe Return Of Daughter From US A woman, fighting a legal battle with her estranged husband for the custody of children, has moved the Supreme Court seeking safe return of her daughter from the USA as the case is still pending in a....
00:48, 07/22/2019

Supreme Court Will Decide if Trump Can End DACA Program (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court will decide whether President Donald Trump can end an Obama-era program shielding young immigrants from deportation. The justices’ order Friday sets up hig...
21:12, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to review Montana school choice program WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will consider reviving a Montana program that gives tax credits to people who donate to private-school scholarships. The state’s highest court had struck down...
17:36, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court takes up Trump bid to end 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that shields from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who wer...
16:12, 06/28/2019

Court rejects program for woman who abandoned starving cats A woman whose home was populated by starving cats who had eaten some of their own to survive will have to go back to court to see if she can avoid a trial and possible jail time....
22:36, 05/20/2019

Hannah Witheridge and David Miller murders: Thai court upholds conviction of two migrants sentenced to death for killing British backpackers Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of two migrant workers who were sentenced to death for the murder of two British backpackers on a popular holiday island....
15:00, 08/29/2019

Supreme Court to decide whether Trump can terminate Obama-era DACA program The Supreme Court said it will hear arguments over the legality of the Trump administration's decision to terminate the immigration program known as DACA....
16:12, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to hear Trump bid to ditch 'Dreamers' immigration program The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether President Donald Trump acted lawfully when he moved to end a program that protects from deportation hundreds of thousands of immigrants who we...
19:00, 06/28/2019

Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court to decide on Trump bid to end program shielding young immigrants from deportation....
17:36, 06/28/2019

California court: Prison pot is OK _ if inmates don’t inhale SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California appeals court says it’s legal to have small amounts of marijuana in prison — so long as inmates don’t inhale. The 3rd District Court of Appeal ruled ...
09:12, 06/13/2019

Samsung’s Leader at Risk of More Prison Time After Court Rules Against Him South Korea’s Supreme Court found that J.Y. Lee, the company’s de facto leader, had paid more in bribes to the former president than a lower court had ruled....
10:12, 08/29/2019

Nirav Modi To Appear For UK Court Hearing Via Video Link From Prison Fugitve diamantaire Nirav Modi is set to appear via video link from prison for a routine remand hearing before Westminster Magistrates' Court in London on Thursday....
08:00, 06/27/2019

Myanmar court sends filmmaker to prison for army remarks A court in Myanmar has found a prominent filmmaker guilty of defaming the military with his postings on Facebook and sentenced him to a year in prison...
04:12, 08/30/2019

Brazil’s high court blocks transfer of Da Silva to prison A Brazilian judge ordered former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva moved from a lockup in the south of the country to a penitentiary for common criminals in Sao Paulo state, but Brazil’s top court q...
00:48, 08/08/2019

Bill Baroni wants out of prison after Supreme Court agrees to hear Bridgegate appeal One of the figures at the center of the Bridgegate scandal wants out of federal prison now that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal in the case. Attorneys for former Port Authority deputy e...
19:24, 07/01/2019

Nirav Modi's Custody Extended, UK Court Seeks Info Of India's Prison Cell Fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi's custody had been extended till June 27 by a UK court. In the case's first pretrial hearing, the judge also directed Indian authorities to confirm within 14 days which......
21:48, 05/30/2019

Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Prison chief says 2 Reuters journalists jailed for breaking Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act have been freed from prison....
07:48, 05/07/2019

KY Lottery LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ These Kentucky lotteries were drawn Thursday: JC-AS-3D-2S-10S (JC, AS, 3D, 2S, 10S) 26-28-33-35, Cash Ball: 1 (twenty-six, twenty-eight, thirty-three, thirty-five; Cash Ball: on...
06:48, 05/03/2019

I won’t ask for another Knicks lottery ‘fix,’ but… Look: For the record, I am NOT going to urge Adam Silver to commit fraud next Tuesday night in Chicago, when the NBA conducts its draft lottery. (Not in so many words, anyway.) That would be hard to j...
15:12, 05/07/2019

Judge sentences man to death for used car lot slayings CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has sentenced a man to death for the slayings of a couple at their Cleveland used car dealership. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County judge sentenced 32-year-old Joseph...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored i...
03:48, 05/07/2019

China sentences second Canadian to death A Canadian citizen has been sentenced to death in China for producing and trafficking a large amount of methamphetamine, a Chinese court announced Tuesday....
06:12, 05/01/2019

So ... still think the NBA draft lottery is rigged? With the rights to Zion Williamson at stake, having the Pelicans and Grizzlies defy the odds to get the first and second overall picks doesn't seem like the ideal outcome for league executives, but th...
08:00, 05/15/2019

The NBA Would've Been Better Off Rigging The Draft Lottery The NBA’s new odds format did the job of scrambling the draft order. Four teams played especially horrendous basketball last season, and of those four teams, three were bounced out of the draft’s top ...
09:00, 05/15/2019

Best cars for lottery winners Features 12 Sep, 2019 If you won the lottery, what car would you buy? Join us as we explore the mouth-watering options for a newly flush lottery winner...
19:12, 09/12/2019

Iraq sentences 3 French citizens to death Kevin Gonot, Leonard Lopez and Salim Machou have one month to apply for the ruling to be overturned. The trio are accused of joining the "Islamic State" terrorist organization....
23:12, 05/26/2019

Gambia sentences former soldiers over coup plot Eight former soldiers were sentenced on Monday for plotting to overthrow Gambia's president Adama Barrow in 2017 with the help of his ousted predecessor, the country's Court Martial said....
23:36, 05/27/2019

Iran sentences Tehran's ex-mayor to death The reformist politician had confessed to fatally shooting his second wife and leaving her body in a bathtub. The victim's family called for "eye for an eye"-like punishment, saying he should be execu...
15:24, 07/30/2019

Iraq sentences two more Frenchmen to death for IS membership An Iraqi court sentenced two Frenchmen to death on Monday for membership of Islamic State, a prosecutor told Reuters, bringing the total number of French citizens on death row in Iraq to 11....
15:48, 06/03/2019

Iraq sentences two more French citizens to death The verdicts take the number of French citizens who have been found guilty of joining Islamic State to 11. Legal experts have said the rulings leave an "indelible stain" on the presidency of Emmanuel ...
20:48, 06/03/2019

Criminals in Syria to have sentences cut under Assad amnesty Criminals in Syria, including those convicted of some of the most serious offences, will have their sentences cut as part of an amnesty by President Bashar al Assad....
05:36, 09/16/2019

Egypt sentences two to death over church attack An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced two men to death and eight others to between three years and life in prison over an attack on a church and Christian-owned shop in Cairo that killed 10 people....
19:48, 05/12/2019

Iraq sentences last 2 French IS members to death BEIRUT (AP) — An Iraqi judicial official says a Baghdad court has sentenced to death two more French nationals convicted of being members of the Islamic State group. The official, who spoke on conditi...
13:48, 06/03/2019

Islamist financier, 6 others get life sentences in Egypt Egypt has sentenced seven Muslim Brotherhood members, including one of the group's top financiers, to life in prison on charges of joining and funding a terrorist group....
15:48, 04/30/2019

Death sentences for IS supporters who beheaded backpackers Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's Atlas Mountains....
21:00, 07/18/2019

Why the NBA can’t fix the Zion Williamson draft lottery Forty-five minutes before a nationally televised audience views the ceremonial unveiling of the NBA draft lottery’s results Tuesday, the actual ping-pong ball drawing will unfold in a separate room in...
23:48, 05/11/2019

Man wins lottery using numbers he saw in a dream An Australian man’s lottery win is quite literally a dream come true. The East Davenport man in his 40s, who wished to remain anonymous, won a $695,000 ($1 million AU) lottery prize this month w...
21:24, 05/14/2019

Man wins $200,000 months after $50,000 lottery jackpot A North Carolina man who won a $50,000 jackpot from a scratch-off lottery ticket in January had luck strike a second time in the form of a $200,000 prize....
23:00, 07/11/2019

Here Are The Lottery Picks Of The 2019 NBA Draft The saddest teams in the NBA have gone ahead and taken prospects they hope can lead their franchise into next year’s tank when they race for whoever 2020's best college player will be. Here are th...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Can Winning the Lottery Ever Make You Happy? You’ve heard of lottery winners who regret it. The guy who won $16.2 million but later declared he was happier when he was broke. The $315 million Powerball winner who later wished he had torn his tic...
19:48, 06/27/2019

NBA draft lottery: Schedule, odds and everything to know The bouncing of a few ping pong balls could change to fate of one fortunate franchise as the No. 1 pick means the chance to select Zion Williamson.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA Draft Lottery The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, and with it, the likely right to select Duke superstar Zion Williamson in next month's NBA Draft....
03:24, 05/15/2019

| Pakistan sentences three in infamous wedding video killing A Pakistani court has sentenced three men to life in prison for the murder of women filmed enjoying themselves at a wedding, in a notorious years-old case that spotlighted so-called "honour killings"....
17:36, 09/05/2019

Iraq sentences Indonesian IS woman to 15 years in jail BAGHDAD (AP) — A top Iraqi court has sentenced an Indonesian woman to 15 years in jail for joining the Islamic State group. A statement by the Supreme Judicial Council said Wednesday that the woman wa...
14:36, 06/26/2019

Malawi sentences man to death for murder of albino teenager A man was sentenced to death in Malawi on Friday for killing an albino teenager in a case has become a campaign issue ahead of a national election this month, with the opposition accusing the governme...
21:36, 05/03/2019

Egypt refers 6 death sentences to religious authority An Egyptian court has referred the case of six alleged Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of terrorism to the Grand Mufti, Egypt’s top religious authority, for a non-binding opinion on their executi...
14:36, 05/22/2019

| Death sentences stand for Myanmar men in Britons' murders Thailand's top court upheld death sentences for two Myanmar migrant workers in a final appeal against their convictions for murdering two British backpackers on a holiday island in a case tainted by a...
11:24, 08/29/2019

Judge sentences last person charged in '16 shooting rampage The final person charged in a 2016 shooting rampage in Oklahoma that left two people dead and two police officers wounded has been sentenced to 30 years in prison....
22:36, 05/17/2019

Pakistan army chief approves sentences for 3 for espionage Pakistan's military says the country's army chief has approved death sentences for a retired brigadier general and a private physician after they were court-martialed on charges of espionage and revea...
17:12, 05/30/2019

Pakistan sentences 3 to 5-year in jail over terror financing A Pakistani court has sentenced three militants to five years in prison after finding them guilty of collecting funds for an outlawed group that claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing that kil...
22:24, 05/31/2019

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a re...
12:24, 06/20/2019

Iraq Sentences Seven ISIS Fighters From France to Death Iraq handed death sentences this week to seven French citizens who joined Islamic State, in trials that have drawn criticism from rights groups and spotlighted the challenges of dealing with captured ...
18:24, 05/30/2019

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthrow President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....
20:12, 06/20/2019

Australian judge sentences extremist for Philippines plot MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The ringleader of a plot to take six extremists from Australia in a motor boat to the southern Philippines to overthrow the provincial government has been sentenced by an A...
12:24, 05/03/2019

Cameroon tribunal sentences separatist leader to life A Cameroon military tribunal sentenced to life in prison a leader of the country’s English-speaking separatist movement and 9 supporters on Tuesday, after finding them guilty of charges including sece...
19:01, 08/20/2019

Indonesia Sentences Frenchman to Death for Drug Smuggling An Indonesian court sentenced a French citizen to death for smuggling drugs on Monday in a surprisingly draconian verdict that outstripped the prosecutors’ requests for a long prison sentence. F...
13:12, 05/21/2019

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
01:48, 08/16/2019

China sentences 6 foreigners for drugs; Canadian gets death A court in southern China has handed down sentences to at least six foreigners involved in a global methamphetamine operation, including a Canadian sentenced to death...
12:12, 04/30/2019

California Has a Moratorium on Executions. Prosecutors Want New Death Sentences Anyway. The fight over the death penalty in California underscores the divide in the state between conservative prosecutors and liberal reformers like the governor....
14:12, 05/09/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death on Tuesday for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, amid heightened tension between Beijing and Ottawa over the arrest of a Huawei Technolo...
08:36, 04/30/2019

Bolsonaro suggests life imprisonment sentences in Brazil RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is suggesting that Brazil should consider allowing life prison sentences. The far-right president made the comment in a tweet Tuesday that refe...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
15:36, 05/13/2019

Indonesia sentences Frenchman to death for drug crimes Felix Dorfin has been sentenced to death in a surprise verdict after prosecutors asked for a 20-year jail term. Indonesia has some of the world's strictest drug laws — including death by firing squad....
11:12, 05/20/2019

Man must pay ex $15M after winning lottery during divorce, arbitrator rules How’s this for alimony? A Michigan man who won more than $30 million playing the lottery while separated from his wife has been ordered to give her nearly half the money as part of their divorce settl...
07:24, 06/21/2019

| Man wins lottery jackpot, but kept it a secret for 10 months A Vietnamese refugee who played the same lottery numbers since resettling in Canada 36 years ago won a Can$60 million jackpot, but kept it secret for 10 months....
03:00, 08/30/2019

On Pro Basketball: Losing the Lottery Might Be the Least of the Knicks’ Problems The promise of Zion Williamson was ejected from Madison Square Garden, a reminder of how difficult it will be for the Knicks to return to the center of the N.B.A. universe....
21:12, 05/15/2019

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-...
18:48, 06/23/2019

ESPN making changes to NBA draft lottery coverage One of the biggest nights in Knicks’ franchise history will have a different look to it on ESPN. The network is throwing more resources at the NBA draft lottery on May 14, a night that will be c...
02:24, 05/07/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win No 1 overall pick in NBA draft lottery Pelicans buck odds to win No 1 overall pick in June’s NBA draftGrizzlies, Knicks and Lakers to pick second, third and fourthNew Orleans have bucked the odds and won the NBA draft lottery, and now will...
03:36, 05/15/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win NBA draft lottery, get No. 1 overall pick With a 6% chance, the Pelicans won the lottery to claim the NBA draft's top pick, which will presumably be used to select Duke's Zion Williamson.        ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
23:48, 07/30/2019

A man survived cancer twice, then he won a $4.6 million lottery jackpot Stu MacDonald, a resident of Bend, Oregon, buys his Oregon's Game Megabucks ticket every week. This week, he won the jackpot, worth $4.6 million.        ...
00:12, 09/17/2019

Over 2000 people win single lottery after picking 0-0-0-0 A group of lottery players in North Carolina couldn’t be happier to be a bunch of total zeros. More than 2,000 players won the Pick 4 lottery in the Tar Heel state on Saturday when they all cho...
09:00, 06/24/2019

Predicting the NHL's latest 'lottery ticket' contracts After being bought out, players like Kevin Shattenkirk offer serious low-risk/high-reward potential. We rate the latest deals, and grade some from years' past....
14:48, 08/07/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
20:00, 05/16/2019

NBA draft lottery bets pouring in on the Knicks LAS VEGAS — As we have reached the crux of the 2019 NBA playoffs, it seems premature to have too much of a focus on next season. But more than two-thirds of the league’s 30 teams and their respective ...
03:12, 05/11/2019

Luckiest man in New Jersey wins another lottery jackpot Freddie Robinson, 64, became a millionaire in 2017 with the top prize in the Platinum Diamond Spectacular scratch-off game bought from a liquor store close to his home in Newark....
02:12, 09/20/2019

Cameroon: Separatist leader and followers handed life sentences The self-declared president of the breakaway state 'Ambazonia' has been sentenced to life in prison together with nine supporters. The verdict comes in the midst of peace talks between the government ...
19:48, 08/20/2019

Kenya sentences 3 for role in Garissa University terror attack A court in Nairobi has sentenced one man to life in prison and two others to 41 years for abetting the second deadliest attack in the country's history. The 2015 attack at Garissa University left at l...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Freshman Democratic governor commutes sentences for 21 inmates in California Citing the youth of several of the offenders when they committed their crimes, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday announced that he has commuted the sentences of 21 prison inmates....
15:36, 09/17/2019

Poland's Kaczynski promises harsher sentences for child abuse The leader of Poland's conservative ruling party promised harsher sentences for child abuse on Sunday, as the release of a documentary about pedophile priests created a fresh battleground in an electi...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Gang members laugh while receiving life sentences for shooting cop Two California gang members convicted of attempted murder in the 2015 shooting of a police officer smiled and laughed as a judge handed them life sentences on Monday, according to a report. Jamie Caud...
11:48, 08/21/2019

Burkina Faso coup leaders given lengthy jail sentences Two senior allies of Burkina Faso's deposed former president Blaise Compaore were sentenced to 10 and 20 years in prison respectively on Monday for organizing a 2015 coup attempt against a transitiona...
18:36, 09/02/2019

Ugandan leader calls for eye-for-an-eye-style sentences after nephew murdered Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has said he wants courts to hand out eye-for-an-eye-style sentences for all murder convicts, to help stem soaring violent crime that claimed the life of his nephew l...
08:12, 09/11/2019

Smugglers of North Korea coal given suspended sentences in the South A South Korean court has suspended prison terms for three local defendants who were convicted of smuggling North Korean anthracite coal into the country....
16:24, 07/14/2019

Gorsuch sides with liberals in shooting down tougher sentences for gun crimes President Trump's two Supreme Court picks squared off with opposing opinions in a case centering on whether a law that slaps harsher penalties on certain gun possession cases is unconstitutionally vag...
19:48, 06/24/2019

India child rape, murder case: 3 men get life sentences Six men have been convicted of involvement in the rape and murder of an 8-year-old Muslim girl. The case has sparked racial tensions between Muslim nomads and local Hindus....
04:24, 06/11/2019

Iran says it dismantled CIA spy ring, arrests 17, sentences some to death: report President Trump on Monday dismissed as "more lies and propaganda" claims out of Iran alleging authorities there had disrupted a CIA spy ring and sentenced several of the plotters to death -- a develop...
16:24, 07/22/2019

Judge sentences Russian operative Maria Butina to 18 months A federal judge on Friday sentenced Maria Butina, a Russian operative who infiltrated various conservative political groups in the United States, to 18 months in prison....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Iraq sentences three French citizens to death for joining Isis Human rights groups have criticised the country’s trials of fighters captured in SyriaAn Iraqi court has sentenced three French citizens to death after they were found guilty of joining Islamic State,...
17:00, 05/26/2019

Quickly Summarize a Long Online Article Into a Few Sentences With This Site When an article is just a few hundred words like this one, you probably have a few minutes to read it. When you open up an article thinking it’s a few hundred and it’s actually several thousand, your ...
00:00, 05/27/2019

Bangladesh Sentences 9 To Death For 1994 Attack On PM Sheikh Hasina A Bangladesh court on Wednesday sentenced nine members of the main opposition party to death and handed life terms to another 25 for attempting to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 25 years ago, a......
01:12, 07/04/2019

France Hands ISIS Suspects to Iraq, Which Sentences Them to Hang For countries struggling with what to do with their citizens who joined the Islamic State, Iraq offers a solution. But does Iraqi justice meet international standards?...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Three ex-Blackwater guards get new sentences in Iraq War massacre: New York Times Three former private security guards for the former security firm Blackwater were given new sentences on Thursday by a federal court for convictions in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians ...
17:12, 09/06/2019

Anti-fracking trio given suspended sentences for breaking protest ban ‘The fight goes on,’ say activists after ignoring injunction at Cuadrilla site in LancashireThree anti-fracking activists have been given suspended prison sentences after breaking a ban on demonstrati...
22:12, 09/03/2019

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry A U.K. judge has sentenced a teenager who created an "abhorrent" online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders' institution....
16:36, 06/18/2019

Michigan man ordered to share lottery winners from during divorce A Michigan man who won a $30 million lottery jackpot while in the midst of divorce proceedings must split the money with his ex, an appeals court ruled....
03:48, 06/22/2019

Silver hopeful reformed lottery rules end tanking NBA commissioner Adam Silver said he believes the "greatest success" of the reformed draft lottery system is that "hopefully it'll stop fans in those markets from rooting for their teams to perform po...
08:36, 06/14/2019

KY Lottery internet player wins $25,000 a year for life LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Kentucky Lottery player from Lexington has won $25,000 a year for life with a Lucky for Life ticket bought via the internet. This is the largest winner sold online si...
17:36, 06/28/2019

What Anthony Davis’ Pelicans future may look like after NBA lottery stunner Anthony Davis has been looking for his New Orleans exit, but could that change now that it appears likely the Pelicans will draft Duke star Zion Williamson? Before the 2019 NBA draft lottery, The Post...
04:48, 05/15/2019

How Kiki VanDeWeghe handles NBA lottery’s biggest secret Ex-Knick Kiki VanDeWeghe is the NBA’s executive VP who is in his sixth season moderating the behind-the-scenes actual ping-pong-ball lottery drawing and has an interesting viewpoint of how the NBA dra...
06:36, 05/12/2019

Man who won $30M lottery while in middle of divorce ordered to share winnings PONTIAC, Mich. — A suburban Detroit man who was in the middle of a divorce when he won more than $30 million must share the lottery windfall with his ex-wife. The Michigan appeals court says a marriag...
09:12, 06/21/2019

A Canadian who won a $5 million lottery jackpot says he's keeping his job as a janitor British Columbia Lottery Corporation Vito Halasan, 58, won $7 million CAD ($5 million USD) in a British Columbia Lottery drawing on April 27 and picked up his winnings earlier this month. He said he ...
00:12, 05/31/2019

Fraudsters hijack eBay parcels in a postcode lottery Refunds to buyers rely on Royal Mail tracking using postcodes rather than signatures, and it’s helping thievesAnastasios Siampos was suspicious after selling an iPhone for £275 on eBay. The buyer clai...
14:36, 09/22/2019

2019 NBA Draft lottery: The night tanking died The Knicks, Cavaliers and Suns lost one more time. And the NBA won big-time. Tanks. For. Nothing! The league, in an effort to crack down on teams losing with a purpose, bumped down the worst team̵...
08:49, 05/15/2019

College kid dreading Dad’s lecture about getting a job wins $1 million in lottery Forget job-hunting, now he can go house-hunting. A New Jersey college kid dreading a lecture from his dad about getting a summer job decided to check his Mega Millions lottery ticket — and found out h...
02:36, 06/05/2019

After 20 years of using the same numbers, Delaware man wins $25,000 a year in the lottery The man, who wished to remain anonymous, purchased the Lucky for Life ticket at Dave's Liquors in New Castle, the state lottery office said. He matched all five numbers.     ...
11:24, 09/16/2019

Pelicans win lottery and Zion sweepstakes, Knicks (and tankers) do not SportsPulse: In stunning fashion, the New Orleans Pelicans land the first pick in the NBA Draft and will likely acquire transcendent talent Zion Williamson. USA TODAY's Jeff Zillgitt breaks down ...
04:36, 05/15/2019

Man wins lottery two years after stepfather claims jackpot A Pennsylvania man who won $25,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket he bought in Delaware said he wasn't the first member of his family to score a jackpot....
22:36, 06/07/2019

NBA draft lottery 2019: Time, how to watch and how it works We’ll finally know who wins the Zion Williamson sweepstakes at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery. In total, 14 teams have a shot at winning the first pick on Tuesday, with the New York Knicks, who fini...
19:00, 05/14/2019

PM vows to end 'postcode lottery' for domestic abuse victims Thousands of victims of domestic abuse will be better protected by a new legal duty for councils to provide secure homes for them and their children....
12:24, 05/13/2019

Patrick Ewing won’t reveal how he’ll fix NBA Draft Lottery for Knicks On the remote chance The Post’s appeals to the gods go unheeded, Patrick Ewing and the Knicks have their own covert operations in place. Before Tuesday’s NBA Draft Lottery, in which the Kn...
20:00, 05/14/2019

We simulated the NBA draft lottery 100 times. Here's what happened Lottery day is here, and you know what that means: The future of an NBA franchise will be determined by the bounce of ping-pong balls.        ...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Newly legalized ‘Jackpocket’ app buys lottery tickets for you The state Gaming Commission has approved new rules allowing “courier services” to buy your Take 5 and Mega Millions tickets for you, in case that trip to the bodega is just too taxing....
02:00, 05/19/2019

Couple who won $500,000 in Michigan lottery arrested In a string of burglaries A Michigan couple who won $500,000 in the state lottery back in 2016 have now been charged in a series of alleged burglaries.        ...
17:12, 09/05/2019

In the N.B.A. Lottery, the Knicks Will Take Their 14 Percent Shot at Zion Williamson Under the previous lottery system, the Knicks — by finishing with the league’s worst record — would have had a 25 percent chance at getting the Duke star....
03:00, 05/14/2019

Draft lottery may decide Williamson's first NBA stop Lottery time: Zion Williamson's immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 ping-pong balls        ...
20:36, 05/13/2019

Knicks guide if NBA draft lottery turns into nightmare CHICAGO — The reality is the Knicks are more likely to zero in on Virginia’s D’Andre Hunter and Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura than Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and RJ Barrett once the pingpong balls roll. The...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Egypt hands life sentences to senior Muslim Brotherhood figure and son An Egyptian court handed life sentences to Hassan Malik, a leader of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, as well as his son Hamza and five others on Tuesday after convicting them of terrorism offences....
17:48, 04/30/2019

Murdered Britons' families asked to help quash killers' death sentences The families of two British backpackers murdered in Thailand are being asked to support a bid to get their convicted killers' death sentences quashed....
14:12, 08/30/2019

China sentences Canadian to death for drug offences: Global Times A Chinese court sentenced a Canadian national to death for producing and trafficking methamphetamine, the Global Times newspaper reported on Tuesday....
07:00, 04/30/2019

U.S. judge sentences Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' to life plus 30 years Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, the Mexican drug lord found guilty of running a murderous criminal enterprise that smuggled tons of drugs into the United States, was sentenced by a U.S. judge on Wednesday ...
17:00, 07/17/2019

Lottery cuts expectations for sports betting revenue in half PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Rhode Island lottery now says sports betting is expected to bring in about $15 million in the next fiscal year, instead of $30 million. The new estimate is based on a consu...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
22:36, 05/23/2019

Opinion: With Pelicans getting No. 1 pick, NBA draft lottery works out as designed The NBA’s new reformed draft lottery process worked as designed. In a loss for tanking, the teams that had the best odds didn't get the No. 1 pick.        ...
08:00, 05/15/2019

Tortured Alvin Gentry had his NBA draft lottery moment: ‘F–k yeah’ Alvin Gentry was asked a question during a Pelicans upset over the Jazz in March, but requested a clarification. “Excuse me? I had a couple of beers. Sorry,” Gentry responded. And who could blam...
16:24, 05/15/2019

50-year old maths problem about an infinite lottery finally solved A 50-year-old maths problem has finally been solved, and it shows that even an infinitely large lottery ticket could not contain every winning solution...
09:36, 09/14/2019

NBA draft lottery: Patrick Ewing joins these team representatives The Knicks hope that having the biggest star at the NBA draft lottery will bring long-awaited luck to the downtrodden franchise. Patrick Ewing, the prize of the first-ever lottery in 1985, will repres...
19:00, 05/14/2019

South Carolina woman's birthday lottery win predicted by friend A North Carolina woman was given extra reason to celebrate her 64th birthday when she won a $1 million lottery prize -- and it was predicated by a friend....
12:00, 09/13/2019

$6.5M lottery ticket nearly trashed when granddaughter checks wrong numbers An Oregon Lottery player said he almost missed out on a $6.5 million lottery jackpot when his granddaughter checked the numbers for the wrong drawing....
03:36, 08/06/2019

New No. 1? Knicks sending Ewing to draft lottery, Ayton to rep Suns Patrick Ewing, the No. 1 pick in the 1985 NBA Draft, will represent the New York Knicks at the 2019 NBA Draft lottery at the Hilton Chicago next Tuesday....
21:24, 05/08/2019

Andrew Yang’s $1,000-a-month ‘Freedom Dividend’ lottery is now open The Yang Gang lottery is now open. Donors and non-donors alike who want a chance to win $1,000 a month for a year can now enter their name, email and zip code at www.yang2020.com. New York entrepreneu...
09:36, 09/13/2019

Olympics: Tokyo organizers launch supplementary lottery for tickets Tokyo Olympics organizers launched a second ticket lottery on Thursday after unexpectedly high local demand forced them to reevaluate their Japanese sales strategy earlier this year....
07:36, 08/08/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Knicks fans ready for the thrill — or castastrophe — of NBA Draft Lottery CHICAGO — The drinks will start flowing at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Slattery’s Midtown Pub in Manhattan. Odds are, the tears will start flowing 95 minutes later. Or will they? A mix of Knicks fan blogs/po...
03:00, 05/14/2019

Abysmal New York Basketball Team Wins Draft Lottery Here’s something to make a Knicks fan weep: In January, the New York Liberty threw off the yoke of James Dolan. Tuesday evening, for the first time in franchise history, they secured the first pick in...
08:24, 09/18/2019

Look: Woman wins lottery using her favorite NASCAR driver numbers A Virginia woman's favorite NASCAR drivers turned out to be winners at the same time when she used their numbers on a lottery ticket and won a $100,000 jackpot....
03:12, 05/25/2019

Lightning strikes twice: Dad wins 6 figures in lottery for the second time in 18 months Peter Alley of Bar Harbor, Maine won a $500,000 prize from a scratch-off ticket he bought for $20 last month.        ...
23:12, 07/16/2019

NBA post-lottery mock draft: Predicting the entire first round After last week's NBA draft lottery, we know the order. But we still have to wait a month to see who goes where. So until then, we're playing GM.        ...
19:48, 05/22/2019

Lakers, LeBron James’ misery on hold after massive NBA Lottery win LeBron James is pleased. Minutes after the Los Angeles Lakers won the No. 4 pick at the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago, the superstar tweeted one word: “Beautiful.” The Lakers came into...
05:24, 05/15/2019

There’s now a cryptoart lottery using Bitcoin blockchain to pick a winner — and it’s brilliant We’ve heard about auctions using blockchain to record sales of expensive works of art. We’ve seen the abstract musings of the cryptoart world, too. But what about a cryptoart charity auction that’s us...
19:48, 08/02/2019

Missouri couple wins $50G lottery prize 12 years after winning $3.7M A Missouri couple who won a $3.7 million lottery prize in 2007 nearly got really lucky a second time last week, narrowly missing out on another multi-million dollar prize....
22:36, 09/10/2019

Idaho Lottery attempting scratch-off ticket Guinness record The Idaho Lottery announced it is attempting a Guinness World Record for the largest number of people scratching scratch tickets at the same time in the same place....
18:24, 07/19/2019

Brooklyn ‘ISIS sniper’ came to US from Kazakhstan through diversity lottery: official The Kazakhstan-born Brooklyn man who the feds say betrayed America — by becoming a top ISIS sniper in Syria — had come to the US through the diversity lottery, the head of US Citizenship...
23:24, 07/20/2019

Maryland woman's winning lottery ticket hidden by cat for two months A Maryland lottery player claimed a $50,000 Powerball prize two months after the drawing and offered an explanation for the delay -- the ticket had been hidden by her cat....
22:00, 04/29/2019

Lottery ticket worth $530 million sold in San Diego store SAN DIEGO (AP) — A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News Service reports. The winner will have to decide whether to receive...
13:48, 06/09/2019

Iran sentences Iranian-British dual national to 10 years on spying charges: TV Iran's judiciary has sentenced British-Iranian dual national Anousheh Ashouri to 10 years jail on spying charges, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesday....
13:00, 08/27/2019

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors' sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others....
04:01, 09/07/2019

Morocco prosecutor seeks death sentences in Scandinavian women murder trial A Moroccan prosecutor on Thursday demanded the death sentence for three suspects in the murder of two female Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas mountains in December....
20:24, 06/27/2019

Killer gets two life sentences in kidnap-slay of Bronx body shop owner The family of a murdered Bronx auto body shop owner who was cooperating with authorities against drug dealers confronted his killers in court Tuesday, offering tearful statements about the impact of h...
06:12, 07/31/2019

Iraq handing out thousands of death sentences in hasty trials for ISIS fighters As the dust from the years of ISIS occupation settles in a still damaged and bleeding Iraq, Baghdad has sentenced thousands of convicted Iraqi nationals and foreign fighters accused of membership to t...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Secret papers reveal aides 'feared Major winning first lottery' Newly-released government documents show aides were worried about the prospect of former prime minister John Major winning the first National Lottery draw in 1994....
16:24, 07/18/2019

Bulls found saddest silver lining after losing NBA draft lottery Well, it could always be worse. That was Bulls vice president of basketball operations John Paxson’s takeaway from his team winding up with the seventh pick in the NBA draft despite finishing with the...
20:36, 05/15/2019

N.B.A. Draft Lottery Recap: Pelicans Win No. 1 Pick, and the Right to Select Zion Williamson New Orleans faces the decision of whether to select the N.B.A.’s most hyped prospect since LeBron James or to trade the pick for a king’s ransom of assets....
18:12, 05/15/2019

Deadspin The NBA Would’ve Been Better Off Rigging The Draft Lottery | Jezebel Paris Hilton Says Lind Deadspin The NBA Would’ve Been Better Off Rigging The Draft Lottery | Jezebel Paris Hilton Says Lindsay Lohan Is ‘Beyond... Lame and Embarrassing’ | Splinter Republicans Reportedly Stunned by How Dumb...
18:48, 05/15/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness a...
08:24, 06/09/2019

NBA Draft Lottery 2019: How to watch, odds for Zion Williamson's next team The 2019 NBA Draft lottery takes place Tuesday in Chicago. UPI has you covered with how to watch and the odds for teams hoping to land Duke star Zion Williamson....
21:48, 05/14/2019

Hey, Knicks fans: Zion Williamson lottery nightmare won’t sting forever WASHINGTON — In a few days, the disappointment will fade — honestly, it will — and reason will take over. In a few days — OK, maybe it’ll take a week — the reality that Zion Williamson is likely heade...
04:48, 05/15/2019

2019 NBA draft lottery odds: Knicks’ chances at landing No. 1 pick The tanking is (hopefully) over. Now, will it pay off? The New York Knicks take a 14 percent chance into Tuesday night’s lottery, as they hope to land the No. 1 pick and a chance to draft Duke s...
19:00, 05/14/2019

Silicon Lottery's binned Ryzen CPUs show nearly maxed potential AMD's latest Ryzen 3000-series CPUs may actually be sold at close to their maximum performance potential, as can be seen by the limited overclocking potential found by Silicon Lottery's binn...
02:36, 07/26/2019

2019 NBA Draft Lottery reactions: Knicks fans can’t fathom the shock The Knicks survived the chaos until they didn’t. None of the three teams that came to town with the highest chance to win the NBA Draft Lottery — dubbed the Zion Williamson Sweepstakes ...
04:48, 05/15/2019

New Orleans Pelicans win 2019 NBA Draft lottery, first chance at Zion Williamson The New Orleans Pelicans defied the odds and won the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery, and now have the first chance at selecting Duke Blue Devils star Zion Williamson....
05:36, 05/15/2019

ESPN won’t wait long to show who wins Zion Williamson lottery Just show us the draft order. That was the general sentiment from fans last year as ESPN’s hour-long NBA draft lottery special went nearly 40 minutes before revealing a single pick. Tuesday’s coverage...
05:48, 05/10/2019

Knicks fall to No. 3 pick at NBA Draft Lottery, miss out on Zion Williamson The New York Knicks are coming home from the 2019 NBA Draft Lottery in Chicago with the No. 3 overall pick. In missing out on the top pick, the Knicks won’t have a shot at Duke phenom Zion Willi...
03:12, 05/15/2019

NBA Draft Lottery order: Full list of where teams will pick in 2019 We have a winner! After months of teams eyeing up the chance to take Zion Williamson with the top pick in the 2019 NBA draft, it’s the New Orleans Pelicans that have the chance to select him on ...
03:12, 05/15/2019

N.B.A. Lottery Winners: Pelicans Get No. 1 Draft Pick, and the Right to Select Zion Williamson New Orleans now faces the decision of whether to select the N.B.A.’s most hyped prospect since LeBron James or to trade the pick for a king’s ransom of assets....
06:48, 05/15/2019

Jesse Watters: CNN Democratic debate lottery a 'gimmick,' Lemon should not moderate CNN's decision to televise a "lottery" to determine lineups for its 2020 Democratic presidential debates later this month is a ratings ploy, according to Jesse Watters....
02:48, 07/10/2019

Six sentences of hope: Defining a unifying vision in the face of the climate crisis | Richard Flanagan A sense of futility haunts us all, so I sought to distill in as few words as possible what could be done by us as a people. Writing them, I felt my despair liftSupport our independent journalism with ...
07:24, 08/22/2019

Trump calls 2016 campaign spying ‘treason,’ warns of ‘long jail sentences’ President Trump issued a grave warning Friday to those who allegedly "spied" on his 2016 campaign, calling their actions "treason" and saying “long jail sentences” are in order. ...
15:36, 05/17/2019

Andy Ruiz Jr. hits the lottery as Anthony Joshua's last-minute opponent -- can he deliver a win? Andy Ruiz Jr. got the fight he asked for: a showdown with unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua. Not many give him a chance, but Ruiz really believes the fight is a perfect matchup for him....
18:00, 05/28/2019

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
13:36, 08/13/2019

Air Force veteran, 94, wins $6.5M in Oregon lottery after checking ticket one more time before tossing it A moment of hesitation turned out to be an extremely profitable one for a former Air Force pilot who took a second glance at an Oregon lottery ticket before tossing it only to find he won $6.5 million...
21:12, 08/03/2019

Fake 2019 NBA draft lottery results send Knicks fans into panic It is the nightmare Knicks scenario. It was also only a false alarm. Twitter user @NewLookKnicks caused chaos after catching ESPN rehearse the great Zion Williamson reveal Tuesday afternoon at the Hil...
03:12, 05/15/2019

Florida Lottery winner of $1M among suspects rounded up in major drug bust: reports A little more than a year ago, Karlee Harbst was the smiling winner of a $1 million prize in the Florida Lottery. Last week, she was among suspects apprehended in a major drug bust, according to repor...
12:12, 05/19/2019

Alec Baldwin's lawyer says parking spot foe suing for slander is looking for 'lottery ticket' The New York man who claimed actor Alec Baldwin punched him during a parking-spot squabble was looking for a “multi-million dollar lottery ticket” when he sued the actor, Baldwin’s lawyer charges in c...
16:48, 05/15/2019

Stephen A. Smith Wrings Emmy-Worthy Performance Out Of Knicks' Lottery Agony The day after the tragicomic New York Knicks were denied the opportunity to draft Zion Williamson, a nation alternately laughing at more Knicks misery and consoling those who got their hopes up turned...
00:12, 05/16/2019

The Knicks’ unforgiving draft lottery history: From Kenny Walker to Kevin Knox It was the worst time to equal the worst mark in franchise history. Following a 13-year stretch in which the team with the NBA’s worst record held a 25 percent chance to win the draft lottery, the Kni...
08:12, 05/13/2019

Rs 8 Crore Illegal Cash, Gold, Diamond Jewellery Found With Lottery Group Over Rs 8 crore of unaccounted cash along with unaccounted gold and diamond jewellery were found in searches at premises linked to a Coimbatore-based business group which handles lotteries run by some...
20:00, 05/04/2019

Inside Knicks’ edgy lottery party: Zion Williamson grief and hope They chanted and screamed for an hour, hoping their vocal chords could somehow translate into NBA draft lottery luck. They chanted, “We Want Zion” and “14 percent” and “Let’s Go Knicks.” Slattery’s Mi...
08:49, 05/15/2019

NBA Draft Lottery: Rabbis and witches praying Knicks land Zion Williamson On Tuesday night, the Knicks will learn their place in the NBA draft lottery. With a No. 1 pick, they’d get Duke superstar Zion Williamson, as well as a commodity the team’s fans rarely have enjoyed: ...
01:12, 05/14/2019

Winning lottery ticket spent a month on oblivious winner's coffee table A Maryland man said he was cleaning the clutter off his coffee table when he discovered a forgotten Powerball ticket that earned him a $50,000 payday....
20:48, 07/12/2019

Former Texas health care worker gets 2 life sentences for raping 74-year-old patient with dementia: report A Fort Worth man will spend the rest of his life behind bars for raping a 74-year-old patient – who could not move or speak – at a nursing home last year....
03:00, 08/23/2019

Cyprus serial killings: Army captain handed seven life sentences for kidnapping and murdering seven women An army captain has been sentenced to seven life terms in prison after he pleaded guilty to kidnapping and murdering seven foreign women and girls in Cyprus....
19:36, 06/24/2019

Indonesia's Go-Jek to announce tie-up with Thai lender Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek and Thailand's largest lender, Siam Commercial Bank Pcl (SCB), are set to announce a strategic partnership on Thursday, the companies said....
13:48, 07/10/2019

How to make Pok Pok's Pad Thai with Pork and Shrimp This recipe for Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker’s “Phat Thai Ruam Mit” comes from his latest cookbook, Pok Pok Noodles. Read our interview with Ricker here, find out why he believes a dish as ubiquitous stat...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Cannabis among top priorities for new Thai government Developing a medical cannabis industry is among top policy priorities for Thailand's new government, according to a document released before the formal announcement....
10:12, 07/22/2019

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the c...
01:01, 08/19/2019

New Orleans Pelicans set to win race for Zion Williamson after securing No1 pick at the 2019 NBA draft lottery The New Orleans Pelicans are in pole position to draft college superstar Zion Williamson after defying their low odds to win the NBA draft lottery for the second time in franchise history....
10:00, 05/15/2019

Thai PM gives 1st policy statement before elected lawmakers Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha has given his first policy statement in the face of genuine parliamentary scrutiny after five years as an unchallenged junta leader...
14:12, 07/25/2019

Fit for the king? Thai monarchist's birthday haircut On one side of his head it reads "Long Live", on the other "The King". And on the back is a painstakingly snipped birthday portrait of Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn....
18:12, 07/28/2019

Thai Parliament convenes for vote likely to keep Prayuth PM Thailand's Parliament convened Wednesday for a vote that is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister five years after he seized power by military coup....
10:12, 06/05/2019

Thai goalkeeper thanks Lloyd for reaching out after thrashing Thailand goalkeeper Sukanya Chor Charoenying endured a humiliating night conceding 13 goals to the United States in the women's World Cup on Tuesday but paid tribute to American forward Carli Lloyd fo...
16:00, 06/13/2019

Both houses of Thai parliament convene to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament will convene on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian natio...
06:36, 06/05/2019

Four new baby meerkats melt hearts at a Thai zoo Four newly born meerkats are the star attractions at a zoo in Thailand as visitors come to catch a glimpse of the little furry pups with their big eyes and signature two-legged stand....
17:00, 05/30/2019

Thai PM Declares End Of 5 Years Of Military Rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
17:36, 07/15/2019

Thai king marries days before coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun revealed he has wed his royal consort General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Aydhaya and declared her queen just days before his coronation....
03:00, 05/02/2019

Thai exiles in fear after murders and disappearances When members of the exiled Thai protest band Faiyen learned that the concrete-stuffed bodies of two Thai activists who had disappeared from Laos had been found in the Mekong River, they grew worried a...
09:36, 05/24/2019

Thai junta chief vows to 'do his best' as civilian PM Thailand's junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha called on Thursday for national unity and thanked members of parliament after they voted him in as a civilian prime minister, five years after he seize...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Strawberries and child support; a Thai partnership Mother of three, Mhee Saesong, a strawberry farmer from Chiang Mai in the north of Thailand, has always struggled alongside her husband to provide for her family. She describes how, in the past, when ...
05:12, 06/29/2019

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took 39 Thai women to Germany over a five-year period....
14:48, 05/21/2019

Thai leader names new Cabinet with military colleagues Thailand’s prime minister has named to his new Cabinet a mix of members of the former military government and key politicians who helped him assemble a House majority after the March elections...
05:24, 07/11/2019

Thai king opens first parliament since 2014 coup Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Friday opened the country's first parliament since the military seized power from an elected government in a 2014 coup....
11:48, 05/24/2019

Thai prime minister declares end of military rule Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha formally resigned as the head of the military government on Monday, saying the country would function as a normal democracy after five years of military rule....
16:48, 07/15/2019

Thai king celebrated in post-coronation procession Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has made his first public appearance since being crowned. Tens of thousands of people gathered to watch him being paraded through the streets on a golden platform....
16:12, 05/05/2019

| Thai king endorses junta-appointed senators Scores of junta loyalists were endorsed as members of Thailand's 250-strong senate on Tuesday, packing the upper house with allies likely to vote for coup leader Prayut Chan-O-Cha's return as civilian...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Factbox: The royal instruments for Thai king's coronation During Thailand's main coronation event for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4, the monarch will be presented with five royal regalia, which are treated as symbols of kingship, marking the legitimacy o...
08:00, 05/02/2019

New Japanese and Thai Monarchs Are In the Spotlight, But Here Are Some of Asia’s Other Royals Japan is set to usher in a new imperial era come May 1: Crown Prince Naruhito will take the throne, ushering in the Reiwa Era and becoming the 126th emperor of Japan. The Japanese monarchy is said to ...
11:12, 04/30/2019

Thai Parliament votes for coup leader to stay on as PM Thailand’s Parliament has elected coup leader Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister in a vote that helps ensure the military’s sustained dominance of politics since the country became a constitutional m...
20:24, 06/05/2019

The Latest: Thai Parliament votes for coup leader as PM BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the vote in Thailand’s Parliament for prime minister (all times local): 11:55 p.m. Official results say Thailand’s Parliament has selected 2014 coup leader Pra...
20:00, 06/05/2019

Thai parliament convenes to elect prime minister The vote is expected to keep Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 electio...
17:48, 06/05/2019

Factbox: Thai king's elaborate coronation by the numbers Thailand's coronation ceremonies for King Maha Vajiralongkorn on May 4-6 will be the first the Southeast Asian nation has seen in 69 years, when the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej was crowned in 1950....
08:00, 05/02/2019

Exclusive: Muslim insurgent group says it met with Thai government The main group fighting an insurgency in Thailand's largely Muslim south said it had held its first meeting with officials from the new Thai government and had set out demands as a condition for any f...
11:36, 08/17/2019

Thai king wrapping up coronation with audience for public BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn is wrapping up three days of coronation ceremonies with appearances before the public and the diplomatic corps. Vajiralongkorn succeeded to the...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Thai king announces his marriage ahead of coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun revealed he has wed his royal consort General Suthida Vajiralongkorn Na Aydhaya and declared her queen just days before his coronation....
22:36, 05/01/2019

3 Thai men sentenced to death for killing British expatriate A court in Thailand has sentenced three Thai men to death in the murder of a British expatriate and his Thai wife whose brother allegedly ordered the killings....
14:12, 05/31/2019

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
11:48, 06/06/2019

Crowds gather for coronation procession of Thai king Crowds of Thai people lined roads under Bangkok's blazing sun on Sunday for the royal procession of newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn, hoping to get a glimpse of the constitutional monarch who i...
10:24, 05/05/2019

Exiled Thai critic attacked with chemicals in Japan An exiled Thai critic of the country's military and monarchy said he was attacked in his home in Japan last month and believes Thai authorities were behind the incident, an accusation that was ridicul...
20:36, 08/03/2019

This activist Thai band is living in exile: ‘We are really in danger’ BANGKOK — They are members of a folk music group living communally in the Southeast Asian nation of Laos, but they are in fear for their lives. The musicians from the band Faiyen fled their homes in n...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out plans Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set out his government's plans....
09:12, 07/25/2019

Thai media report death of ex-PM Prem Tinsulanonda Prem Tinsulanonda (tee-NAH'-soo-lah-nohn), one of Thailand's most influential political figures over four decades who served as army commander, prime minister and adviser to the royal palace, has died...
09:24, 05/26/2019

Thai PM breached constitution by failing to vow to uphold it: ombudsman Thailand's prime minister and his cabinet breached the constitution by failing to recite the full oath of allegiance when they were sworn in before the king last month, the Office of the Ombudsman sai...
09:24, 08/27/2019

Thai activists accused of defaming king 'disappear' Rights groups have called on Thailand to explain the disappearance of three activists accused of insulting the monarchy. Separately, a man jailed under the country's lese-majeste laws has been freed i...
14:24, 05/10/2019

Germany: 5 charged with trafficking, prostituting Thai women BERLIN (AP) — Prosecutors have charged five people with trafficking Thai women to Germany and forcing them to work in a nationwide network of brothels. Frankfurt prosecutor Alexander Badle said Wednes...
12:00, 05/15/2019

Thai king crowned in elaborate coronation ceremony The King of Thailand has been officially crowned on the first day of an elaborate three-day coronation ceremony involving a 7kg jewel-encrusted crown and nine-tiered umbrella....
15:12, 05/04/2019

Thai king to pay homage to ancestors ahead of coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn will pay homage to his ancestors on Thursday as part of preparations for his elaborate coronation ceremonies this weekend....
18:12, 05/02/2019

| WATCH: Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn crowned Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been crowned with a golden-tiered headpiece, the highlight of an elaborate three-day coronation ceremony two years after he ascended the throne....
14:48, 05/04/2019

Half of the 147 Tigers Rescued From a Thai Temple Have Died BANGKOK (AP) — More than half the tigers rescued three years ago from a Buddhist temple in Thailand where they served as a popular tourist attraction have died of disease, wildlife officials sai...
07:01, 09/17/2019

Thai king swears in coup leader's cabinet Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
14:36, 07/16/2019

Thai Temple Tigers With Serious Symptoms To Be Operated: Doctors Officials at a sanctuary in Thailand said on Friday they are racing to keep dozens of tigers alive after more than 80 died from disease following their confiscation from a controversial temple....
21:12, 09/20/2019

Thai government pressed over missing Lao activist Od Sayavong Human Rights Watch calls for information on fate of 34-year-old amid a spate of disappearances of activistsRights groups in Thailand have urged the government to investigate the apparent enforced disa...
08:24, 09/07/2019

Thai exile’s parents seek information on his disappearance BANGKOK (AP) — The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam have visited government offices and diplomatic missions to seek information abo...
13:48, 05/13/2019

Thai exile's parents seek information on his disappearance The parents of a self-exiled Thai activist who disappeared after reportedly being extradited from Vietnam have visited government offices and diplomatic missions to seek information about his fate....
12:36, 05/13/2019

Thai king surprises with royal wedding ahead of coronation Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida....
21:36, 05/01/2019

Class act: Thai teacher learns how to make English lessons fun Thai English teacher Theeraphong Meesat has a unique way of boosting his students' confidence in class and making sure they loosen up - by wearing outrageous outfits and makeup....
06:24, 07/17/2019

Thai parties meet to discuss deal to keep coup leader as PM Two Thai political parties were meeting leaders of a pro-army party on Monday to discuss a possible deal to keep military junta chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha on as prime minister more than two month...
09:36, 05/27/2019

| WATCH: Thai diver speaks a year after cave resue One of the divers in the dramatic rescue of boys from a Thai cave tells DW one year on about the breathtaking experience of not knowing whether they would find the boys dead or alive....
22:48, 07/13/2019

Thai king marries bodyguard in elaborate ceremony – video Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has married his deputy head of security in a surprise ceremony broadcast on all Thai TV channels, days before the king’s official coronation. Although the bride, Su...
14:24, 05/02/2019

World gets rare glimpse of Thai King's royal consort Thailand's royal palace has released candid photographs of the king's newly-anointed consort, offering a rare and intimate window into the lives of the Thai royals....
03:00, 08/28/2019

Thai opposition says 'not too late' as pro-junta talks stall after election Thailand's main opposition Pheu Thai party on Wednesday urged other parties that contested a March election to reject a coalition offer by a pro-army party seeking to keep the ruling junta chief as pr...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Half of tigers rescued from Thai temple have died, officials say Inbreeding blamed as only 61 of 147 big cats survive after removal from tourist attractionMore than half of the 147 tigers confiscated from a Thai temple have died, park officials have said, blaming g...
19:48, 09/16/2019

Revered 'White' Elephant To Be Royal Present To Thai King Plai Ekachai has been treated with reverence after being identified as the first auspicious white elephant to be discovered under the reign of King Rama X of Thailand. The elephant is to be presented....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Rescued Thai baby dugong killed by ocean plastic An orphaned baby dugong rescued in Thailand earlier this year died on Saturday due to pieces of plastic clogging her digestive system, authorities said....
12:48, 08/17/2019

Thai official dismisses Muslim insurgent demand on detainees A Thai deputy prime minister dismissed on Monday a demand made by a Malay Muslim group to free those detained over alleged links to the long-running insurgency in Thailand's mainly Muslim south as a p...
09:36, 08/19/2019

Panda autopsy preparations at Thai zoo as Chinese experts arrive Chinese panda experts and Thai officials on Thursday began preparing for an autopsy of beloved giant panda Chuang Chuang, who died unexpectedly this week at the Chiang Mai Zoo in northern Thailand whi...
16:48, 09/19/2019

Netflix signs deal for Thai cave boy rescue miniseries Netflix said on Tuesday it had secured the rights to make a miniseries about the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach from a cave in northern Thailand last year that captured internationa...
10:48, 04/30/2019

More Than 200 Young Climate Strikers "Drop Dead" At Thai Ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with......
21:12, 09/20/2019

11 small Thai parties support army-backed candidate for PM Eleven small political parties in Thailand have announced they will support the military-backed candidate to form the next government, seven weeks after the country's first general election after five...
16:48, 05/13/2019

Boogie time: Thai minister loosens up for cannabis presentation Thailand's public health minister and his top bureaucrats danced along to pop tunes ahead of a news conference called to present the first batch of cannabis oil produced by a state-owned pharmaceutica...
11:12, 08/08/2019

Make Different Versions Of Thai Curry At Home With These Easy Recipes Thai curry can be made in various forms with vegetables or different meats. You can also make it in different colours - green, red, yellow etc. for each day of experimentation....
18:12, 06/12/2019

The Thai Palace Posted Photos of the King’s Consort. Then the Website Went Down. After releasing unusual images of the king’s official companion — one featuring her in a camouflage-printed sports bra — the royal site became inaccessible....
15:00, 08/27/2019

Thai police summon activists to hear sedition charges BANGKOK (AP) — Thirteen Thai political activists have appeared at a Bangkok police station to answer a summons on sedition charges that critics say are part of a plan to remove a rising progressive po...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting monarchy 'disappear' in Vietnam Deputy PM denies reports that Thailand is holding the three dissidents in custodyThree Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietn...
13:36, 05/10/2019

Thai food: classic green chicken curry recipe This is the one curry paste you should always make from scratch. It's also the easiest, the best one to learn and practise on, and the best way to remember why the green curry became famous in the fir...
05:12, 06/08/2019

Thai official links Bangkok bombings to troubled south An official in Thailand has linked groups from the country’s troubled south to small bombings last week in Bangkok as it hosted a meeting of Southeast Asian foreign ministers...
17:36, 08/06/2019

| US defend 'excessive' celebrations that left Thai players in tears US star Alex Morgan defended her team's joyous celebrations after they began their defence of the women's World Cup with a 13-0 demolition of Thailand....
08:48, 06/13/2019

S Jaishankar Discusses Bilateral Ties With New Zealand, Thai Counterparts External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Thursday met with his Thai and New Zealand counterparts separately in Bangkok and discussed a host of key issues, including Indo-Pacific and maritime......
10:36, 08/01/2019

Thai king opens 1st session of elected assembly since coup Thailand's king has addressed the first session of an elected parliament since the military staged a coup in 2014, advising lawmakers to take their responsibilities seriously because their actions wil...
13:24, 05/24/2019

Newly appointed Thai Senate includes many soldiers, police BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s newly appointed 250-member Senate, which will play a crucial role in selecting the country’s next prime minister, will have more than 100 members of the police an...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Ex-Thai PM And Influential Royal Adviser, Who Staged 13 Coups, Dies At 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
10:12, 05/26/2019

Thai king names his consort queen days before coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn announced on Wednesday that he had married his consort, General Suthida Vajiralongkorn, and named her Queen Suthida....
14:36, 05/01/2019

Former Thai PM and influential royal adviser Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98 Former Thai prime minister and influential royal adviser General Prem Tinsulanonda died on Sunday morning at age 98 in a Bangkok hospital, a palace official told Reuters....
08:00, 05/26/2019

Exiled Thai activists fear for their lives in Southeast Asia After years of exile in Laos for violating lese-majeste laws, the Thai protest band Faiyen arrived in France, seeking asylum and singing songs forbidden at home. Their escape comes as more activists a...
00:24, 08/13/2019

Camo and crop top: Thai palace publishes consort pictures Thailand's palace website crashed on Monday after it released unprecedented pictures of the king's consort in a fighter jet, wearing a crop top and dressed in combat fatigues with him and the royal po...
15:48, 08/26/2019

Thai election count finalized, leaving no clear winner BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has announced the final results of the March 24 general election, which leave no party with an absolute majority. The commission on Wednesday alloca...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Junta leader favored as Thai parliament convenes to vote for new PM Both houses of Thailand's parliament convened on Wednesday for the first time since a 2014 coup to choose either the ruling junta leader or a rising opposition star to be the Southeast Asian nation's ...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Netflix is making a show based on the Thai cave rescue Netflix has teamed up with SK Global Entertainment, the production company behind Crazy Rich Asians, to create a show based on the 2018 Thai cave rescue. It was a widely publicized event, which (thank...
14:48, 04/30/2019

Thai coup leader uses ballot box to stay as prime minister Prayuth Chan-ocha completed his transition from military general to civilian leader on Wednesday when Thailand’s Parliament chose him as prime minister...
20:24, 06/05/2019

Thai activists accused of insulting king have reportedly disappeared Three Thai activists facing charges of insulting the monarchy have disappeared after reportedly being arrested in Vietnam, rights groups said on Friday....
19:12, 05/10/2019

Thai soccer team marks cave ordeal anniversary with run MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Some of the 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach have marked the anniversary of their ordeal that saw them trapped in a flooded cave for two weeks with a commemorative...
09:36, 06/23/2019

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a series of such attacks. Sirawith Seritiwat says five...
13:12, 06/03/2019

Newly crowned Thai king carried in spectacular procession Thailand’s newly crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn has made a spectacular appearance in front of his countrymen in a procession through historic Bangkok as part of his three-day coronation...
04:12, 05/06/2019

Thai opposition leader Thanathorn defiant after losing out in PM vote In a DW interview, Thai opposition leader Thanathorn says he still hopes to become prime minister in the future despite legal cases that threaten to derail his efforts. Charlotte Chelsom-Pill reports ...
21:00, 06/11/2019

Thai Teen, In Coma After Being Kicked By Seniors At School, Dies A Thai high school student kicked into a coma by his schoolmates died Thursday, police said, raising alarm about a hazing culture in the country's institutions....
18:00, 07/18/2019

Thai anti-junta leader says 'no giving up' on forming next government An alliance of Thai anti-junta parties is not giving up on forming the country's next government and blocking the ruling junta from retaining power following a disputed March election, a leader of a k...
21:36, 05/15/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king's regal power After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the coronation of King...
04:36, 05/04/2019

'Very pleased and delighted': Thai king wraps up three-day coronation events Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn greeted thousands of his subjects from a balcony of his Grand Palace on Monday, the third and final day of coronation ceremonies....
15:00, 05/06/2019

Newly-Crowned Thai King Carried In Royal Procession Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried by soldiers on a gilded palanquin through the streets of Bangkok Sunday, in front of crowds who craned to witness the historic event....
17:00, 05/05/2019

The Latest: Thai king presents wife with queen’s regalia BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the coronation of Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has presented his wife with the traditi...
11:12, 05/04/2019

Newly crowned Thai king begins 2nd day of coronation events Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has launched the second day of coronation activities with a ceremony to grant new titles to members of the royal family....
08:24, 05/05/2019

Coronation this weekend will boost Thai king’s regal power BANGKOK (AP) — After a more than a decade of political strife, including a military coup and a contentious election less than two months ago, the people of Thailand are witnessing this weekend the cor...
04:24, 05/04/2019

'I thought they would kill me': Thai dissidents targeted in brutal crackdown Ever since sham elections in March, activists have been singled out in a series of brutal attacks as the military tightens its grip on power The blows came hard and heavy on Sirawith Seritiwat’s head....
12:36, 07/22/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
20:24, 05/05/2019

Thai English-language daily The Nation to end print edition BANGKOK (AP) — The Nation, one of Thailand’s two English-language dailies, has announced it will stop publishing its print edition by the end of June but will continue with an online version. Th...
14:24, 05/16/2019

Elon Musk to Go to Trial Over 'Pedo' Tweet About Thai Cave Diver A US judge has said Elon Musk must face a defamation lawsuit by a British diver who said he was falsely branded a pedophile and child rapist. A trial is scheduled for October 22....
08:00, 05/11/2019

Official Thai election results favor anti-military party BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has officially endorsed the results from the country’s March 24 general election, declaring that the Pheu Thai Party associated with fugitive ...
15:24, 05/07/2019

Thai King Confirms 4th Marriage, to Former Flight Attendant, and Appoints Her Queen (BANGKOK) — Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who will have his official coronation on Saturday, has appointed his consort as the country’s queen. An announcement Wednesday in the...
01:12, 05/02/2019

Scores of tigers rescued from infamous Thai temple have died: media More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by inb...
22:24, 09/15/2019

Thai parties cry foul after election results favour military junta Pro-democracy politicians question official figures released after 45-day delayThailand’s junta looks likely to hang on to power after official results from the general election were finally announced...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Scores Of Tigers Rescued From Infamous Thai Temple Have Died: Report More than half of the tigers that Thai authorities confiscated in 2016 from an infamous Tiger Temple tourist attraction have died from a viral disease because their immune systems were weakened by......
20:00, 09/15/2019

Thai king officially crowned Rama X in traditional coronation ceremony Thailand’s King Maha Vajiralongkorn has been crowned in a coronation ceremony taking place more than two years after he assumed the throne. The crown was handed to Vajiralongkorn by the chief Br...
08:12, 05/04/2019

Young climate strikers 'drop dead' at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousan...
22:24, 09/20/2019

Thai farmers asked to delay rice planting as drought bites The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official s...
15:24, 07/22/2019

Thai boys return to Tham Luang Cave a year after ordeal The 12 Thai soccer players and their coach who were trapped in a cave have opened up about their lives one year on. Some still aspire to be professional footballers, while others have been inspired by...
15:24, 06/24/2019

Thai election body advises disqualifying major party leader BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Election Commission has recommended the leader of major political party opposed to military rule from taking his seat in the soon-to-be-convened parliament because he i...
12:24, 05/16/2019

Netflix to Make Show About Thai Cave Rescue That Gripped the World Netflix agreed Tuesday to team up with the makers of Crazy Rich Asians for a production based on the gripping real-life rescue of the football team from a flooded Thai cave....
15:24, 05/01/2019

Thai military faces questions over death of suspect in southern insurgency Rights activists and relatives urged Thailand on Monday to investigate the death of an insurgent suspect who went into a coma after interrogation at an army camp in the southeast Asian nation's largel...
11:24, 08/26/2019

| WATCH: Thai Muslim family keeps silk weaving heritage alive Over the click-clack of the teak loom, Niphon's family laments the lack of apprentice weavers at his Bangkok silk shop, as modernity lures young Muslims away from a trade their community has dominated...
02:24, 06/04/2019

Thai cave rescue boys sign Netflix deal for miniseries The twelve Thai boys and their soccer coach who were trapped in a flooded cave last summer will soon tell their story on Netflix. On Tuesday, they formally signed a deal with the online streaming gian...
06:48, 05/01/2019

Conagra Brands Recalls Pad Thai, Fried Rice Products Due To Misbranding USDA WASHINGTON (USDA) – Conagra Brands, Inc., a Russellville, Ark. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,094,186 pounds of frozen entrees due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U....
11:24, 05/06/2019

Thai cave boys mark year since ordeal with Buddhist rites The 12 young soccer players and their coach who spent over two weeks trapped in a cave last year have gathered for rare public appearances to mark the anniversary of their ordeal...
12:36, 06/24/2019

Thai king conducts final rituals before coronation; to pardon prisoners Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn conducted final rituals on Friday in preparation for three days of ceremonies for his elaborate coronation, which will also be marked by the pardoning and release f...
17:36, 05/03/2019

Draft MotoGP calendar details multiple changes, including Thai move MotoGP teams will receive a draft 2020 calendar this week, which includes a change of date for the Thailand race, and the provisional slot for the returning Finnish Grand Prix...
17:48, 08/26/2019

Thai Palace Releases Rare Images Of King's Royal Consort Thailand's palace has released rare images and a biography of the king's newly anointed royal consort, including both candid and action-packed photos of her aiming a weapon on a firing range, piloting...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Thai vets nurture lost baby dugong with milk and sea grass A baby dugong that has developed an attachment to humans after getting lost in the ocean off southern Thailand is being nurtured by marine experts in hopes that it can one day fend for itself...
15:00, 06/14/2019

Royal astrologer casts Thai king's horoscope ahead of coronation Thailand's royal astrologer cast King Maha Vajiralongkorn's horoscope on Tuesday in an important ritual to prepare for his elaborate coronation ceremonies next week....
18:24, 04/28/2019

Thai coup leader's new cabinet sworn in pledging loyalty to king Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Tuesday swore in the cabinet of Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, a former army chief who seized power in a 2014 coup....
15:48, 07/16/2019

Three days of ceremonies to begin for coronation of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn What Vajiralongkorn – also known as King Rama X– will do with the power and influence the venerated status confers is still not clear.        ...
13:12, 05/03/2019

Musk claims 'pedo guy' slur about Thai cave diver unintended Elon Musk has said he did not intend to accuse a diver who helped rescue 12 Thai boys from a cave of being a paedophile - despite calling him a "pedo guy"....
05:24, 09/17/2019

In War for ‘Bloodwood’ Prized in China, Thai Rangers Fight Tree Poachers Deep in a jungle in Thailand, a battle is being waged between poorly armed forest rangers and poachers trying to sate China’s growing appetite for rare and precious rosewood....
12:12, 06/21/2019

| Charred bones of rights activist found in Thai lake after five years The burnt bones of a community activist who disappeared in Thailand more than five years ago were found under water in a national park, investigators say, confirming his death for the first time....
02:36, 09/04/2019

Thai 'Tiger Temple' blames government for deaths of rescued tigers Thailand's much-criticized Tiger Temple tourist attraction on Monday blamed the government for the deaths of scores of its tigers seized by authorities in 2016, denying official accounts that the big ...
22:37, 09/16/2019

'We will be blessed': Thai royal oxen predict good rice harvest Thailand's royal oxen predicted a good harvest in an annual ploughing ceremony on Thursday, as the world's second-largest rice exporter heads into a new growing season....
13:00, 05/09/2019

| Thai activist jailed for insulting monarchy freed in royal pardon A Thai anti-junta activist who spent more than two years behind bars for insulting the country's monarchy by sharing an unflattering BBC article about the king walked free on a royal pardon....
19:24, 05/10/2019

Bone found in abandoned oil drum belongs to missing Thai activist A skull fragment found in a scorched oil drum dumped in a reservoir in Thailand belongs to a prominent ethnic minority rights activist who went missing in 2014, Thailand's Department of Special Invest...
13:00, 09/03/2019

Charred Bones Of Activist Who Went Missing 5 Years Ago Found In Thai Lake The burnt bones of a community activist who disappeared in Thailand more than five years ago were found under water in a national park, investigators said Tuesday, confirming his death for the first.....
21:24, 09/03/2019

'The threat now is fake news': Thai army chief describes 'hybrid war' Thailand's army is fighting a "hybrid war" waged by enemies who are using "fake news" to turn young Thais against the military and the monarchy, the army chief said in a rare interview on Friday....
17:36, 08/09/2019

Thai palace releases rare images of king’s royal consort Informal pictures show Sineenat Wongvajirapakdi aiming a rifle and piloting planeThailand’s palace has released rare images and a biography of the king’s newly anointed royal consort, including candid...
19:48, 08/26/2019

Thai anti-junta activist attacked, latest in 'pattern' of violence Unknown assailants attacked and wounded a Thai pro-democracy activist on Friday, apparently the latest victim of what rights groups call a systematic campaign of violence against critics of the army f...
15:12, 06/28/2019

Parliament confirms Thai coup leader Prayuth as prime minister Thailand's new parliament confirmed military junta leader General Prayuth Chan-ocha as civilian prime minister on Wednesday, five years after he seized power from an elected government while he was ar...
21:12, 06/05/2019

Young climate strikers "drop dead" at Thai environment ministry More than 200 young people in Thailand stormed into the environment ministry on Friday and dropped to the ground feigning death as they demanded government action on climate change along with thousan...
13:01, 09/20/2019

Newly crowned Thai king carried through Bangkok in royal procession Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn visited Buddhist temples and greeted his subjects for the first time since his crowning in a royal procession around the old quarter of Bangkok on Sunday, as part of intr...
17:24, 05/05/2019

Korean actress faces Thai jail for endangered clam stunt During filming for a reality TV show, the actress prised open two giant clams that are protected under Thai law. The show's producers have apologized but she could now face a 5-year jail sentence....
20:12, 07/06/2019

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
08:48, 06/06/2019

Meet the rebel Thai composer taking music to unheard heights Thai composer Piyawat Louilarpprasert draws inspiration from seemingly random, non-musical sources -- from the noises he hears on the street to the tubes from air conditioners....
13:24, 07/10/2019

'Scrapping short sentences will reduce £18bn reoffending cost' Tens of thousands of crimes a year will be prevented by scrapping short sentences for most offenders, reducing the annual £18 billion cost of reoffending, the Justice Secretary said today....
16:48, 07/18/2019

Thai King Marries Personal Guard Ahead Of Coronation, Makes Her Queen Just days before his official coronation, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn on Wednesday married the deputy head of his personal guard force and gave her the title Queen Suthida....
04:12, 05/02/2019

Thai king greets crowd of flag-waving subjects on final day of coronation Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn greeted thousands of his subjects from a balcony of his Grand Palace on Monday, the third and final day of coronation ceremonies....
13:00, 05/06/2019

Instagram model: I was thrown in roach-infested Thai jail for passport mistake A 28-year-old Scottish model and Instagram influencer claims she spent a day in a filthy, roach-infested Thailand jail cell because two pages of her passport were missing, according to a new report. L...
18:12, 09/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Top Thai retailer Central Group plans IPO of department store unit Central Group, Thailand's largest mall operator, said on Wednesday it would list its Central Retail Corporation unit, which will combine retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy....
07:48, 07/31/2019

Thai Soccer Team Marks Anniversary of Cave Ordeal with a Buddhist Ceremony (MAE SAI, Thailand) — The 12 young Thai soccer players and their coach who grabbed global attention last year when they were trapped in a flooded cave for more than two weeks marked the annivers...
05:24, 06/25/2019

Tourist allegedly choked to death in Thai hotel after confronting noisy guest A British tourist in Thailand was allegedly choked to death in a hotel fight after telling a fellow guest to keep the noise down. Amitpal Singh Bajaj, 34, complained after hearing rowdy noises coming ...
01:24, 08/24/2019

Soccer: Southeast Asia to launch joint bid to host 2034 World Cup - Thai PM Southeast Asian countries will jointly bid to host the World Cup in 2034, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha said on Sunday, after meetings between the region's leaders in Bangkok....
14:12, 06/23/2019

Thai Lawmakers Elect Military Chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha As Prime Minister Thailand's junta chief Prayut Chan-O-Cha was elected late Wednesday as the kingdom's first civilian prime minister since the 2014 coup he led, in a vote by a parliament stacked with appointed allies.....
00:12, 06/06/2019

Elon Musk testified he worried Thai cave rescuer might be 'another Jeffrey Epstein' New court filings reveal that Elon Musk's family office spent tens of thousands on a private investigator to dig up details about Thai cave rescue hero Vernon Unsworth, after Musk called him a "p...
06:36, 09/17/2019

Cooking Tips: How To Cook Perfect Thai-Style Jasmine Rice At Home Jasmine rice, which emits a jasmine-like, pleasant aroma, is highly popular in South Asian nations. It is long grain rice, mostly cultivated in Thailand and hence, is also known as Thai fragrant rice....
15:12, 07/23/2019