O.J. Simpson granted October release from Nevada prison

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July 21, 2017 10:41 am

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Reuters) - O.J. Simpson was granted parole on Thursday and will be released from a Nevada prison in October, following an emotional hearing that centered on t...

U.S. ends controversial laptop ban on Middle East carriers

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July 20, 2017 01:18 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United States has ended a four month ban on passengers carrying laptops onboard U.S. bound flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Afric...

Thailand should leave 'no stone unturned' after 62 found guilty of trafficking

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July 20, 2017 01:03 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - More needs to be done to ensure that human traffickers are brought to justice and Rohingya migrants are protected, rights groups said on Thursday, after a tr...

Trump's son, close associates to appear before U.S. Senate

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July 20, 2017 12:59 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before U.S...

Saudi Arabia investigates video of woman in miniskirt

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July 20, 2017 12:34 pm

The authorities in Saudi Arabia are investigating a young woman who posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop-top in public. According to the BBC the wom...

Philippine presidential guards wounded in attack by Maoist rebels

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July 19, 2017 11:57 am

MANILA (Reuters) - Four members of the Philippine presidential guard were wounded in a firefight with dozens of Maoist rebels disguised as soldiers at a checkpoint on the southe...

Thai judge hands down 21 guilty verdicts in major trafficking trial

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July 19, 2017 10:56 am

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A judge handing down verdicts in Thailand's biggest human trafficking trial on Wednesday had announced 21 guilty verdicts by mid-morning from 103 defenda...

Bad weather brought down Myanmar army plane, say investigators

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July 19, 2017 10:43 am

YANGON (Reuters) - Investigators have concluded that a Myanmar military plane that crashed last month with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board stalled and nosedived i...

MH370 search data unveils fishing hotspots, ancient geological movements

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July 19, 2017 10:38 am

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Detailed sea-floor maps made during the unsuccessful search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, released by Australia on Wednesday, could help increas...

Thailand's king given full control of crown property

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July 17, 2017 05:00 pm

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has amended a royal property law to formally give King Maha Vajiralongkorn full control of the agency which manages the multi-billion dollar holding...



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