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Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin was indicted on a charge of royal defamation

Jun. 18, 2024 06:14 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Former Thai Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra was granted release on bail hours after he was formally indicted Tuesday on a charge of defaming the country's monarchy in one of several court cases that have rattled Thai politics. Thaksin, an influential political...

India and US vow to boost defense, trade ties in first high-level US visit since Modi's election win

Jun. 18, 2024 02:24 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — India and the United States on Monday pledged to boost defense and technology cooperation and remove long-standing barriers to bilateral strategic trade, following a meeting between the national security advisers of both countries. National Security Adviser Jake...

Georgia father freed from prison 10 years after his toddler died in hot car, leading to murder case

Jun. 18, 2024 01:36 AM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A father from Georgia has been released from prison 10 years after his toddler died in a hot car, a case that made global headlines after prosecutors accused him of murder. Justin Ross Harris was freed on Sunday — Father's Day — from the Macon State Prison,...

Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been indicted on a charge of defaming Thailand's monarchy

Jun. 17, 2024 22:54 PM EDT
BANGKOK (AP) — Former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra has been indicted on a charge of defaming Thailand's monarchy.

New Jersey power broker is charged with racketeering in waterfront redevelopment case

Jun. 17, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democratic power broker George E. Norcross III was charged Monday with operating a racketeering enterprise, threatening people whose properties he sought to take over, and orchestrating tax incentive legislation to benefit organizations he controlled. ...

An Oregon nurse faces assault charges that she stole fentanyl and replaced IV drips with tap water

Jun. 17, 2024 18:44 PM EDT

MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — A former nurse at a southern Oregon hospital is facing criminal charges that she harmed nearly four dozen patients by stealing fentanyl and replacing it with non-sterile tap water in intravenous drips. Many of the patients developed serious infections, and 16...

A trial date has been set for a man charged in the kidnapping, killing of a Memphis school teacher

Jun. 17, 2024 17:41 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A judge on Monday set a trial date for a man charged in the kidnapping and killing of a school teacher while she was on an early morning run in Memphis, Tennessee. Shelby County Judge Lee Coffee set Cleotha Abston's trial on first-degree murder, especially...

Indian national pleads not guilty in plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader in New York City

Jun. 17, 2024 14:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An Indian national extradited to the United States pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges arising from an alleged failed plot to assassinate a Sikh separatist leader in New York. Nikhil Gupta, 52, was extradited to the U.S. on Friday from the Czech Republic...

Accused lookout in James 'Whitey' Bulger prison killing pleads guilty, gets no additional time

Jun. 17, 2024 13:38 PM EDT

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The man accused of acting as lookout during the prison killing of notorious Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger won’t serve additional prison time after pleading guilty Monday to a charge of lying to federal agents. Sean McKinnon, wearing shackles,...

The trial of a US reporter charged with espionage in Russia is to begin June 26

Jun. 17, 2024 04:09 AM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The espionage trial in Russia of Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich will begin on June 26 and will be held behind closed doors, a statement from the court that will hear the case said Monday. Gershkovich, a U.S. citizen, has been behind bars since his March...