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Protests erupt in New York after jury decision in police death

NEW YORK (AFP) – Thousands of protesters hit the streets of New York after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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New York confirms first Ebola case, world rallies

NEW YORK (AFP) – A doctor who recently returned to New York from treating Ebola patients in Guinea tested positive for the deadly virus on Thursday, the first confirmed case in the United States’ largest city. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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In nod to local culture, New York makes yogurt official state snack

New York (dpa) – Yogurt is now the official snack of New York state under a measure signed Wednesday into law. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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New York Times calls for legalization of marijuana across US

New York- Influential US daily The New York Times called Sunday for the United States to legalize marijuana for recreational users over 21. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Sihasak meets the New York Times

Sihasak Phuangketkeow, permanent secretary of the Foreign Ministry, decided to meet the editor of The New York Times yesterday because he said the media has an influence on people and should understand the situation in Thailand. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com –

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New York man freed after 17 years in prison

NEW YORK – A New York man walked free Tuesday after 17 years in prison for murder, after it was determined that false testimony had been used to convict him, authorities said. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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New York may allow medical marijuana use: report

NEW YORK – New York is planning to loosen its marijuana laws to allow limited use of the drug by people suffering serious illness, the New York Times reported Saturday, citing state officials. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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First edition of the ‘International New York Times’ to debut

New York – One of the most famous names in newspapers is no more. Full News here – NationMultimedia.com – Breakingnews

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Katy Perry waxworks revealed in New York, Amsterdam, Sydney and Bangkok – Bangkok Video

Subscribe to TheShowbiz411! http://bit.ly/tsb411yt Candy themed waxworks of Katy Perry have been revealed simultaneously by Madame Tussauds, including one at…

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New York Times investigates the Laotian ‘Pablo Escobar of wildlife trafficking’

Coinciding with the CITES conference running in Bangkok, New York Times Indochina correspondent Thomas Fuller has written a fascinating investigation of a Laotian mafioso known as “the Pablo Escobar of wildlife trafficking.” From a protected bunker near the Mekong River in Laos, Vixay Keosavang allegedly directs the smuggling of tigers, bears, pangolins, rhino horns, and […]

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New York Times weighs in on changing role of Thai women

Earlier this week, the New York Times ran a story about changing attitudes toward women in Southeast Asia, using Thailand’s own Yingluck Shinawatra as a frame for the debate. The piece posited that Yingluck’s role as the country’s first female prime minister shed light on the region’s conflicted attitudes toward female empowerment. While acknowledging that […]

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Bangkok looks to New York City to address homeless problems

Bangkok Metropolitan Authority officials are drawing up plans to convert an old building in Man Sri in the Pomprap Sattruphai district into a fully equipped homeless shelter. The project is set to benefit some 700 homeless in Bangkok. According to Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra, plans to refurbish the old Metropolitan Waterworks Authority building – which sits […]

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Finding the Funky Flavors of Southeast Asia – New York Times

It’s the country’s second-largest city, but feels like the 20th. Much smaller, more relaxed and a little bit funkier than Bangkok. It’s surrounded by beautiful, untouched mountains bordering Burma; I’ve often taken a motorbike and … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Finding the Funky Flavors of Southeast Asia – New York Times

It’s the country’s second-largest city, but feels like the 20th. Much smaller, more relaxed and a little bit funkier than Bangkok. It’s surrounded by beautiful, untouched mountains bordering Burma; I’ve often taken a motorbike and … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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Thailand: King of the Road Relents – New York Times

King Bhumibol Adulyadej, left, wants to help ease Bangkok’s infamous traffic jams and other inconveniences — and that means a few changes in the treatment of members of the royal family on the roads and in public places. On Friday … Full News here – Bangkok – Bing News

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