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Former Thai PM Skips Bail, Flees to UK

Facing graft charges, Thaksin escapes after attending Olympics

(Newser) - Thaksin Shinawatra, the deposed Thai prime minister, has fled with his family to Britain after skipping a hearing on corruption charges, reports the AFP. Thaksin and his wife, who was recently convicted of tax evasion, were both free on bail and had received special permission to travel to China for... More »

Jailed Detroit Mayor Faces Assault Rap

First mayor in city history behind bars shoved deputy, say cops

(Newser) - Embattled Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, jailed for a bail violation, may now face a new charge of felony assault. The rap stems from an incident last month when Kilpatrick allegedly shoved a sheriff's deputy who was serving papers on a friend of the mayor, reports the Detroit Free Press. Kilpatrick... More »

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