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FILE - In this June 15, 2020, file photo, the Voice of America building stands in Washington. A federal judge has ruled against the head of the agency that runs the Voice of America and other U.S.-funded news outlets who was accused of trying to turn it into a propaganda vehicle to promote President Donald Trump’s agenda. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Appointment of new VOA chief raises fears for US broadcaster

Dec. 9, 2020 12:48 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The appointment on Wednesday of a new director of Voice of America has raised new concerns about the direction of the government’s flagship international broadcaster as President Donald Trump’s term winds down. The announcement that Trump’s handpicked head of the...

Riot police stand in formation as pro-democracy protesters throw smoke bombs near the Parliament in Bangkok, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020. Thailand's political battleground shifted to the country's Parliament Tuesday, where lawmakers are considering proposals to amend the country's constitution, one of the core demands of the student-led pro-democracy movement. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)

Thai protesters, police clash as MPs mull charter change

Nov. 17, 2020 7:14 PM EST

BANGKOK (AP) — Pro-democracy protesters in Thailand battled police who sought to keep them from entering the grounds of Parliament on Tuesday to press for constitutional changes as lawmakers debated whether to back proposed amendments. About 40 people were injured, including five who were shot, according...