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Thailand Blocks Access To Damaging Human Rights Report

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U.S.-based Human Rights Watch said this week that six months after a coup toppled the country’s elected government, the regime arrests its opponents and censors the media.

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Oil prices plunge after Opec meeting

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Crude oil prices slump after the Opec oil producers’ cartel decides not to cut output.
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Toyota recalls more cars for dangerous Takata air bags

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A security guard walks under the logo of Toyota Motor Corp in TokyoBy Chang-Ran Kim and Mari Saito TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it would recall 57,000 vehicles globally to replace potentially deadly air bags made by Takata Corp, as a safety crisis around the Japanese auto parts maker looks far from being contained. Toyota's action follows a recall by rival Honda Motor Co for the same problem two weeks ago after revelations of a fifth death, in Malaysia, linked to Takata's air bag inflator. …



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Stories Of Your First Thanksgiving In The U.S.

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Not surprisingly, many of the stories we heard from you were about food. You had issues roasting the turkey. Your mom found, um, a creative solution to making your bird a golden brown.

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In Ferguson And Across The Country, Protests Are More Subdued

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Only about 30 demonstrators were out Wednesday night in Ferguson, NPR’s Elise Hu reports, and there were only a handful of sizable protests across the country.

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Asia shares edge higher, oil tumbles to four-year low

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Pedestrians with umbrellas walk past an electronic board showing Japan's Nikkei average and the exchange rates between the Japanese yen and the U.S. dollar, outside a brokerage in TokyoTOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks hit a one-month high on Thursday as investors bet that more central bank stimulus in China and Europe would shore up the global economy, while oil prices tumbled to a four-year low as hopes for output cuts by OPEC faded.



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Oil price falls ahead of Opec meeting

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The price of oil has fallen as Opec oil producers prepare for their meeting on Thursday and data shows crude stocks rose last week.
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