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Turkey vows to ‘cleanse’ border of IS after deadly attack

Ankara, Turkey (AP) — Turkey vowed Monday to fight Islamic State militants at home and to "cleanse" the group from its borders after a...

Geniez wins 3rd Vuelta stage, Fernandez takes over lead

Mirador de Ezaro, Spain (AP) — Alexandre Geniez of France held off an attack by the title favorites on a brutal final climb to...

Speedo USA, 3 other sponsors drop Lochte after Rio incident

Less than 24 hours after the close of the Rio Olympics, Ryan Lochte took a major financial hit Monday for a drunken incident he...

Tokyo prepares for 2020, facing rising costs and new sports

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike is preparing for a strenuous workout with the next Summer Olympics headed her way. The practice...

With score evened, McGregor wants Diaz in lightweight match

Las Vegas (AP) — Conor McGregor got his revenge. Now he wants a third fight on his terms. McGregor evened the score in his rivalry...

Today in History – Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016

Today is Tuesday, Aug. 23, the 236th day of 2016. There are 130 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 23, 1926,...

Australia beat Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the 1st ODI

Colombo, Sri Lanka (AP) — Australia swept to a three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the opening match of their one-day international series on...

West Ham, Middlesbrough earn 1st wins in Premier League

The first Premier League game staged at the centerpiece stadium of the London Olympics in 2012 served up some late drama Sunday, with new...

Kenya’s Kipchoge wins gold in marathon, 1 color he’d lacked

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge of Kenya smiled as he crossed the finish line and later directed cheering fans from the podium....

Mongolian wrestling coaches strip off clothes in protest

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Two Mongolian wrestling coaches stripped off their clothing to protest the result of a bronze medal match, a bizarre...

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U.S. doubles troops in Cobra Gold 2018

More than double the number of U.S. sailors and marines joined military personnel from Thailand and 28 other countries as Cobra Gold 2018 kicked...

Cobra 2018 concludes in Chanthaburi

Chanthaburi - The annual joint military exercise between Thailand and the United States known as Cobra Gold has concluded in Chanthaburi province. Thailand’s Chief of...

Material in English produced to aid foreigners taking Thai driving test

Bangkok - The Department of Land Transport (DLT) has produced English-language material to assist foreign driving-test takers. According to Kamol Buranapong, Deputy Director-General of the...

PM assures farmers of sufficient water supplies during dry season

Bangkok - Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha says there will be enough water for agricultural purposes during this year’s drought season. Gen Prayut has announced...

Thailand welcomed 3.5 million foreigners in Jan

Bangkok - A total of 3.5 million foreign tourists visited Thailand in January 2018, generating more than 180 billion baht in tourism revenue. Permanent Secretary...

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