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  • Satellite spots 122 possible objects in search
  • Malaysia says a satellite has captured images of 122 objects in the Indian Ocean that might be from the missing plane.
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thailand, australia, Malaysia, vietnam, china, plane crash, national/world
  • China demands Malaysia turn over satellite data
  • China demanded Tuesday that Malaysia turn over the satellite data used to conclude that a Malaysia Airlines jetliner had crashed in the southern Indian Ocean, killing all 239 on board.
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  • Malaysia Airlines sent this text message to the family members of the MH370 passengers.
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  • France provided new satellite images Sunday showing possible debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet.
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  • Searchers have found nothing so far, Australia's acting prime minister said, as more ships and planes joined the search.
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  • 4 military planes, including a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon, were headed toward the objects. Bad weather was hampering search efforts.
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  • March 20, 2014: Four military search planes and a merchant ship were dispatched in inclement weather to try to determine whether two large objects bobbing in a remote part of the Indian Ocean were part of a possible debris field of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight.
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Action News
  • Thai prosecutors have indicted a British kickboxer on murder charges in connection with the 2010 stabbing of a former U.S. Marine on a resort island.
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thailand, homicide, stabbing, national/world
  • A day before South Korean rap sensation PSY brings his "Gangnam Style" to Thailand, scores of inmates have danced to the hit behind barbed wire and bars in a Bangkok prison.
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thailand, entertainment
  • Lady Gaga has met Thailand's premier "lady boys" at a Bangkok drag show featuring busty dancers who were not born that way.
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lady gaga, thailand, entertainment
  • Action News
  • Suspected Muslim insurgents staged the most deadly attack in years in Thailand's restive south, killing 11 people and wounding 110 with car bombs.
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thailand, bombing, national/world
  • Chaleo Yoovidhya, the self-made Thai billionaire who co-founded the globally popular Red Bull brand, has died.
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thailand, national/world
  • Action News
  • Thai police say they are searching for two more suspects in a botched terror plot against Israeli diplomats that has been blamed on Iran.
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terrorism, thailand, iran, israel, national/world
  • The explosion in Bangkok blew the legs off an Iranian man carrying grenades.
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terrorism, iran, israel, thailand, national/world
  • A Thai customs official has been demoted over a YouTube video that shows him hitting an airport security officer while refusing to be patted down.
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thailand, air travel, airline security, bizarre bazaar
  • Action News
  • A court in Thailand sentenced a U.S. citizen to two and a half years in prison Thursday for defaming the country's royal family by translating excerpts of a locally banned biography of the king and posting them online.
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thailand, national/world
  • Two Thai senators fought it out Monday in front of Parliament, but this was no political grudge match - they wanted to promote traditional Thai kickboxing.
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thailand, bizarre bazaar
  • Tiger in suitcase
  • Authorities in Bangkok found a baby tiger cub that had been drugged and hidden among stuffed tigers in a suitcase.
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smuggling, thailand, bizarre bazaar
  • Tiger in suitcase
  • Authorities at Bangkok's international airport found a baby tiger cub that had been drugged and hidden among stuffed toy tigers in the suitcase of a woman flying from Thailand to Iran, an official and a wildlife protection group said Friday.
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thailand, smuggling, animals
  • The Thai government declared Thursday it had mostly quelled 10 weeks of violent protests in the capital.
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  • Thailand Politics
  • The Thai government said it would accept a cease-fire offer from a Red Shirt protest leader on Monday if their fighters return to their camp in central Bangkok.
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thailand, national/world
  • Sex crime charges
  • A Canadian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to running a brothel for pedophiles from his home after investigators traced computer records from New Jersey to a Thailand-based sex tourism ring.
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new jersey, sex assault, child sex assault, thailand, crime
  • Thailand Politics
  • Thai security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters during a clash just outside Bangkok on Wednesday as the Red Shirts tested the government's vow to contain their disruptive rallies. One soldier was killed - apparently by friendly fire - and at least 18 other people were hurt.
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thailand, national/world
  • Thailand Politics
  • Thailand's ailing king spoke Monday for the first time since his country's political chaos began, but failed to directly address the sometimes violent crisis that has paralyzed Bangkok.
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