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18 killed in Thai bus crash

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BANGKOK: At least 18 people were killed and dozens wounded when a bus travelling in northeastern Thailand veered off the road and smashed into a tree, authorities said Thursday.

The accident occured Wednesday evening in Thailand's Nakhon Ratchasima province with the double decker bus carrying around 50 people returning home from a holiday.

"There are 18 people killed, of these 12 women and six men including one boy," Suthep Ruenthawil, chief of the Nakhon Ratchasima provincial disaster...

Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as police close in

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Round Rock, Mar 21 (AP) - The suspect in a series of bombing attacks in Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in, a dramatic end to a weekslong siege of the Texas capital, where two were killed and four injured in a series of blasts.
Authorities had zeroed in on the suspect...

Myanmar’s president, a close friend of Suu Kyi, retires

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Yangon, Mar 21(AP) - Myanmar's president, a close friend of leader Aung San Suu Kyi, said Wednesday that he was retiring, a move that puts a representative of the country's already powerful military at least temporarily in a position of executive power.
An announcement posted on the Facebook page...

Asking permission before taking organs is ‘inhumane’

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At least two lawsuits filed at a top European court claim Russia violated Europe's Human Rights Convention by removing organs from the recently dead without telling relatives.
Russia's response: Asking relatives' permission would be "inhumane."
Documents provided to The Associated Press detail...

GOP senators criticize Trump for congratulating Putin on win

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Washington, Mar 21 (AP) ) - President Donald Trump has called Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratu-late him on his re-election, drawing bruising criticism from members of his own party, including a leading sena-tor who scorned the election as a "sham." Trump also said he and Putin might...

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