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Trump thrusts US, Cuba back toward hostile relations

Miami (AP) — Pressing "pause" on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S. and Cuba back on a path toward open hostility...

Obama vetoes 9/11 bill; possible override by Congress looms

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama rejected a bill Friday that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue the government of...

Obama says nations vow to take in twice as many refugees

New York (AP) — World leaders gathered at the United Nations pledged Tuesday to take in 360,000 refugees next year, President Barack Obama said,...

Nigeria’s president apologizes for plagiarizing Obama speech

Lagos, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has apologized for plagiarizing President Barack Obama's 2008 victory speech and says he will punish those...

US announces lifting of Myanmar sanctions

Washington (AP) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday the U.S. is lifting economic sanctions and restoring trade benefits to former pariah state Myanmar as...

80 million unexploded bombs: Obama pledges US help for Laos

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — Declaring a "moral obligation" to heal the wounds of a secret war, President Barack Obama on Tuesday pledged help to...

Obama cancels meeting with new Philippine President Duterte

Vientiane, Laos (AP) — President Barack Obama called off a planned meeting Tuesday with new Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, seeking distance from a U.S....

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the ‘cameras leave’

Zachary, La. (AP) — Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern...

France reels as Bastille Day attack leaves 84 dead in Nice

NICE, France (AP) - A large truck mowed through revelers gathered for Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, killing at least 84 people and sending...

After Dalai Lama met Lady Gaga, China warns of his motives

Beijing (AP) - China warned people to be aware of what it said are nefarious motives of the Dalai Lama after he met with...

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‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’

Centara Grand Mirage lights up Christmas tree for charity The Centara Grand Mirage Beach Resort kicked off the holiday season as it always does: raising...

3.5 million people visit royal crematorium exhibition to date

Bangkok - At least 3.5 million people have visited the royal cremation ceremony exhibition of His Majesty the Late King Bhumibol Adulyadej since its...

Police ask banks for help in combating illegal call centers

Bangkok - Tourist Police have asked for cooperation from financial institutions as part of a probe into illegal call centers.Interim Commander of the Tourist...

Heavy rain forecast in the South; North to get colder

Bangkok - Residents in the South of Thailand have been told to brace for another round of heavy rain from December 16 - 19,...

Alcohol Control Committee backs draft ban on alcohol vending machines

Bangkok – The Alcohol Control Committee Board has approved, in principle, a draft ban on alcohol vending machines. The ban was put forward by...

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