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Reed sinks hole-in-one at U.S. Open after double-bogey

 

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FILE PHOTO: Sep 15, 2020; Mamaroneck, New York, USA; Patrick Reed hits from the twelfth tee during a practice round for the 2020 U.S. Open golf tournament at Winged Foot Golf Club - West. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

 

MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Reuters) - Patrick Reed was at his best and worst over a three-hole stretch during the first round of the U.S. Open on Thursday, following up a double-bogey with a rare hole-in-one at Winged Foot Golf Club.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183113-reed-sinks-hole-in-one-at-us-open-after-double-bogey/

 

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Federal prosecutors file new charges against associate of Trump backer Rudy Giuliani

 

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FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian-American businessman Lev Parnas leaves the Manhattan Federal Court in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., February 3, 2020. REUTERS/ Bryan R Smith

 

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors said on Thursday they had filed additional charges against Lev Parnas, a one-time associate of President Donald Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, who was already facing campaign finance-related charges.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183114-federal-prosecutors-file-new-charges-against-associate-of-trump-backer-rudy-giuliani/

 

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Exclusive: Trump plans executive order to punish arms trade with Iran - sources

By Arshad Mohammed and Michelle Nichols

 

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 16, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

 

WASHINGTON/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to issue an executive order allowing him to impose U.S. sanctions on anyone who violates a conventional arms embargo against Iran, four sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183116-exclusive-trump-plans-executive-order-to-punish-arms-trade-with-iran-sources/

 

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FBI's Wray: Russia using 'drumbeat of misinformation' to undermine Biden campaign

By Mark Hosenball

 

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Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray testifies before the House Homeland Security Committee during a hearing about 'worldwide threats to the homeland' on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 17, 2020. Chip Somodevilla/Pool via REUTERS

 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - FBI Director Christopher Wray on Thursday warned that Russia is interfering in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections with a steady stream of misinformation aimed at Democrat Joe Biden as well as sapping Americans' confidence in the election process.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183117-fbis-wray-russia-using-drumbeat-of-misinformation-to-undermine-biden-campaign/

 

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Seventeen OSCE nations appoint team to probe Belarus election

 

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FILE PHOTO: Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko walks out of a plane upon his arrival at an airport in Sochi, Russia September 14, 2020. Andrei Stasevich/BelTA/Handout via REUTERS

 

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Seventeen members of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) have appointed an independent team of experts to investigate alleged rights violations in Belarus' August presidential election, Denmark said on Thursday.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183118-seventeen-osce-nations-appoint-team-to-probe-belarus-election/

 

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Crocodile savages fisherman but his friends enjoy the sweet taste of revenge!

 

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A seventy year old man in Klaeng, Muang Rayong, told how his 52 year old son was savagely attacked by a crocodile while fishing with a net in a klong near their village. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183128-crocodile-savages-fisherman-but-his-friends-enjoy-the-sweet taste-of-revenge/

 

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Covid-19: Have confidence in Thailand says DCD chief after 2 year old Myanmar girl tests positive

 

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Thai media has published a timeline for the movements of a Myanmar couple whose two year old daughter has tested positive for coronavirus after returning to their home country.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183131-covid-19-have-confidence-in-thailand-says-dcd-chief-after-2-year-old-myanmar-girl-tests-positive/

 

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Judge blocks 'politically motivated' changes to U.S. Postal Service ahead of election

By Karen Freifeld

 

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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: A person holds a sign as U.S. Postal Service (USPS) workers rally on the steps of the James A. Farley Post Office in Manhattan calling for an end to mail delays, funding for the Postal Service and for the firing of U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in New York City, New York, U.S., August 25, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Segar/File Photo/File Photo

 

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday blocked controversial changes to the United States postal service, saying they were "a politically motivated attack" that had slowed the nation's mail and likely would slow the delivery of ballots in the upcoming presidential election.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183134-judge-blocks-politically-motivated-changes-to-us-postal-service-ahead-of-election/

 

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Trucks stranded at Mae Sai checkpoint as Myanmar squeezes cross-border movement

By THE NATION

 

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Hundreds of goods transporters have been queuing up at the Mae Sai border checkpoint in Chiang Rai province to deliver their products to Tachileik town in Myanmar after authorities in the neighbouring country tightened cross-border movement because of the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183139-trucks-stranded-at-mae-sai-checkpoint-as-myanmar-squeezes-cross-border-movement/

 

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Pattaya: China's state news agency calls resort deserted and Thais have no money

 

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A report by the Thai arm of the Chinese state news agency Xinhua published pictures and a brief one paragraph report about the desperate state of Pattaya.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183140-pattaya-chinas-state-news-agency-calls-resort-deserted-and-thais-have-no-money/

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Thailand Road Carnage: 65 dead Wednesday, 2020 death toll about to top 10,000

 

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Thai media Daily News continued their campaign to raise awareness about the appalling carnage on Thailand's roads with a warning about driving in the rain and the latest stats. 

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183146-thailand-road-carnage-65-dead-wednesday-2020-death-toll-about-to-top-10000/

 

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NESDC promises injection of Bt50-billion stimulus into economy from October

By THE NATION

 

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The National Economic and Social Development Council (NESDC) has eased fears of a delay in the disbursement of a Bt400-billion economic stimulus package due to the Covid-19 situation, saying the Cabinet had already approved the first portion of the budget of Bt50 billion.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183147-nesdc-promises-injection-of-bt50-billion-stimulus-into-economy-from-october/

 

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Convicted criminal who pulled wool over prison guards' eyes arrested

By THE NATION

 

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A prisoner who had disguised himself as a prison guard to escape from Phetchabun Provincial Prison on Thursday was captured later the same day from an abandoned house in Muang district.

 

Full story: https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1183126-video-prisoner-walks-out-of-jail-dressed-in-warders-clothes-carrying-a-clipboard/?do=findComment&comment=15827513

 

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