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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela’s Supreme Court

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court on Tuesday in a confusing incident that he...

Toshiba pushes back closing deal on memory unit sale

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba has delayed its deadline for reaching an agreement on selling its lucrative computer memory chip...

Cabbies enlist police to stop Uber driver

Another Uber driver has been caught, but at least this time it wasn’t rogue taxi drivers pulling him over. Instead, cabbies called police to report...

One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong is planning a big party as it marks 20 years under Chinese rule. But many people in the...

‘John Wick,’ ‘Dragon Tattoo’ star Michael Nyqvist dies at 56

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Swedish actor Michael Nyqvist, who starred in the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" films and often played villains...

Too lazy

Dear Hillary, My GF has been great for the past year and I’m really thinking of marrying her. She gave up working when she moved...

When is a wedding not a marriage?

Dear Hillary, Is it true that it is difficult to marry a Thai girl, with lots of paper work and stuff? I get told that...

Red faced GF

Dear Hillary, Every time my GF has a beer, her face goes red. I’ve noticed that quite a few of her girlfriends are the same....

18 month courtship

Dear Hillary, I did the right thing, that you talk about all the time, where I courted this Thai woman for 18 months. Slowly went...

Fried Farangs?

Editor; Iconic photos of Thailand’s beautiful beaches (with umbrellas and deck chairs) draw tens of thousands of tourists each year. The local government seems focused...

Empty land article follow up

Editor; Re: Property owners told to fence off vacant land (PM May 19, 2017) - We contacted City Hall today about this vacant plot of...

Night stalkers

Editor; I would like to thank City Hall for the changes they have recently made on Beach Road. The number one thoroughfare in Pattaya for...

A complete load of rubbish

Editor; Re: Somtam slowly killing many Thais, cancer center says (PM May 5, 2017) - This is a complete load of rubbish. First the so...

New Zealand promises to do ‘right thing’ with America’s Cup

Hamilton, Bermuda (AP) — When the post-race formalities ended, feisty Emirates Team New Zealand CEO Grant Dalton picked up the America's Cup and carried...

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Odds and Ends – Friday June 23 – June 29, 2017

Pennsylvania man arrested after calling 911 for conversation Allentown, Pa. (AP) - Police say a Pennsylvania man repeatedly called 911 while intoxicated because he was seeking...

Odds and Ends – Friday June 16 – June 22, 2017

How do you move 40,000 bees? Carefully, with just 3 stings Fredericksburg, Va. (AP) - With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have...