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  • Thai activist arrested for Facebook share about new king

    Sat, 03 Dec 2016 11:16:51 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Police in Thailand arrested a student pro-democracy activist Saturday for sharing a story about the country's new king that was posted on Facebook by the Thai-language service of the BBC.

  • New Thai king's first duty is to honor late father

    Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:48:40 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new king on Friday carried out his first official duty, attending a solemn religious ceremony to honor his father and predecessor who died seven weeks ago.

  • Thailand's new king faces challenges national and personal

    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:56:19 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's new King Rama X is the tenth in a dynasty that dates back to 1782, but he will be judged by how he measures up to his revered father, who steadily steered his country into modern times in a 70-year reign.

  • Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king

    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 15:39:10 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years.

  • Thailand's parliament invites crown prince to assume throne

    Tue, 29 Nov 2016 06:29:41 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month.

  • Thailand's parliament names new king in formal proclamation

    Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:29:08 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's parliament on Tuesday named Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn as the new king, completing a formal step for the heir to take the throne following the death of his father last month.

  • Thailand's parliament starts process of naming new king

    Tue, 29 Nov 2016 05:01:53 GMT

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's parliament on Tuesday invited Crown Prince Vajiralongkorn to be the new king, completing a formal step for the heir apparent to take the throne following the death of his father last month.

  • Tony-winner Fritz Weaver, TV and Broadway star, dies at 90

    Mon, 28 Nov 2016 17:18:42 GMT

    NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winning character actor Fritz Weaver, who played Sherlock Holmes and Shakespearian kings on Broadway while also creating memorable roles on TV and film from "Star Trek: Deep Space Nine" to "Marathon Man," has died. He was 90.

  • A look at the life of Fidel Castro

    Sun, 27 Nov 2016 05:06:13 GMT

    NAME: Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz.

  • After Trump rift at Liberty University, students find unity

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 19:30:27 GMT

    LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — As Liberty University grew from a tiny Baptist college into a touchstone institution for evangelicals, it also became a hub of conservative politics, a revolving door of politicians and their surrogates courting young voters. But this year, the campus was in the spotlight for another reason: a rift caused by Donald Trump's candidacy that raised questions about the college president's influence, open discourse, and practicality versus principles in choosing a candidate.

  • Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90 in Cuba

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 18:34:49 GMT

    HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro, who led his bearded rebels to victorious revolution in 1959, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half-century of rule in Cuba, has died at age 90.

  • Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, dies at 90

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 12:46:01 GMT

    MIAMI (AP) — Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.

  • Castro clan torn by dysfunction and disagreements

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 06:57:38 GMT

    HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro's rule of nearly five decades split many a Cuban family between exile and solidarity with the communist revolution — including his own.

  • Cuba's Fidel Castro, who defied US for 50 years, has died

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 05:57:04 GMT

    HAVANA (AP) — Former President Fidel Castro, who led a rebel army to improbable victory in Cuba, embraced Soviet-style communism and defied the power of 10 U.S. presidents during his half century rule, has died at age 90.

  • Woman in Japan reclaims dad, US identity in 6-decade journey

    Sat, 26 Nov 2016 00:52:00 GMT

    KASHIWA, Japan (AP) — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out.

  • Japanese woman reclaims dad, US identity in 6-decade journey

    Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:57:53 GMT

    KASHIWA, Japan (AP) — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out.

  • An identity lost in post-war Japan took 67 years to reclaim

    Fri, 25 Nov 2016 04:40:44 GMT

    KASHIWA, Japan (AP) — At a public bath in a Yokohama slum in the 1950s, a red-haired girl scrubs her skin with a pumice stone, hard, to try to get the white out.

  • Women leaders in an Arab world still plagued by inequality

    Tue, 22 Nov 2016 07:53:22 GMT

    The hopes that the Arab Spring five years ago would lead to more opportunities for women have largely not panned out. However, there are women in all areas of life who have become leaders in their own way and are fighting for more freedom. Here are the stories of five women.

  • London girl's remains cryogenically preserved in Michigan

    Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:51:32 GMT

    CLINTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The remains of a 14-year-old London girl whose dying wish was to be cryogenically preserved with the hope of someday being brought back to life are being kept at the Michigan-based Cryonics Institute.

  • 'I want to live': UK girl gets wish to be frozen after death

    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 17:27:14 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — The teenage girl's instructions were direct: She didn't want to be buried, but to be frozen — with the hope she can continue her life in the future when cancer is cured.

  • Dying UK girl convinces judge to let her body be frozen

    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 16:17:46 GMT

    LONDON (AP) — The teenage girl's instructions were direct: She didn't want to be buried, but to be frozen — with the hope she can continue her life in the future when cancer is cured.