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Trump mounts legal assault as Barr authorizes probes of vote irregularities

By Reuters staff, published by US News Washington/Wilmington, Del. – US President Donald Trump will push ahead on Tuesday with legal challenges to the results of last week’s election after US Attorney General William Barr told federal prosecutors to look into any “substantial” allegations of voting irregularities. Barr’s directive to prosecutors prompted the top lawyer

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Taxi service life extended from 9 to 12 years

THE Cabinet today (Nov. 10) approved the extension of the service life of passenger vehicles with maximum seven-person seating capacity from nine to 12 years for an indeterminate period cancelling the earlier three-year timeframe, Thai Rath newspaper reported. Ms. Ratchada Thanadirek, deputy spokesperson for the Prime Minister’s Office, said this action has been taken to

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Hungarian diplomat infected with Covid-19 amid vaccine hope

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced at 11 a.m. today (Nov.10) that a Hungarian diplomat in Bangkok has been infected with coronavirus with there also being three more overseas arrivals found to be similarly infected and all four placed in state quarantine, Thai Rath newspaper reported. The male Hungarian diplomat, 53, did come

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