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Rush to Disband Princess-Backed Party Evokes Thai Bloodshed

Rush to Disband Princess-Backed Party Evokes Thai BloodshedThe Constitutional Court on Thursday accepted a case calling for the party, Thai Raksa Chart, to be dissolved for hostility toward the constitutional monarchy. The accusation reached the court five days after King Maha Vajiralongkorn sunk the party’s shock bid to make his sister a candidate for prime minister. “If parties linked to Thaksin keep being disbanded, the conflict will never end, and will intensify,” said Punchada Sirivunnabood, an associate professor at Mahidol University’s Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities near Bangkok.



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Virginia AG Admits He Wore Blackface at College Party

Virginia AG Admits He Wore Blackface at College PartyVirginia attorney general Mark Herring, who would assume the governorship should Governor Ralph Northam and Lieutenant Governor Justin Fairfax resign due to their own scandals, admitted Wednesday that he wore blackface at a college party in 1980. “In 1980, when I was a 19-year-old undergraduate in college, some friends suggested we attend a party dressed like rappers we listened to at the time, like Kurtis Blow and perform a song,” Herring wrote in a statement. Herring’s revelation is the latest in a string of scandals that have embroiled Virginia Democrats in recent days.



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Yorba Linda plane crash: Residents were hosting Super Bowl party when small plane crashed into home

Yorba Linda plane crash: Residents were hosting Super Bowl party when small plane crashed into homeWitnesses say the residents of a home set ablaze in the plane crash in Yorba Linda were hosting a Super Bowl party when the aircraft crashed.



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Shutdown nears record: Why these Republicans have crossed party lines to reopen the government

Shutdown nears record: Why these Republicans have crossed party lines to reopen the governmentJust a handful of Republicans have crossed party lines to vote with Democrats on bills to reopen the government. Here's why they did.



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'New party, who dis?': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks Joe Lieberman after he said she wasn't future

'New party, who dis?': Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez mocks Joe Lieberman after he said she wasn't futureAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 29-year-old from New York, responded to Democrat Joe Lieberman after he said she wasn't the future of the party.



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Gavin Newsom sets a bold — and costly — agenda for California, staking the future of his party on its success

Gavin Newsom sets a bold — and costly — agenda for California, staking the future of his party on its successNew California Gov. Gavin Newsom mounted the stage in Sacramento Monday to take his oath of office and deliver an inaugural address.



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Two right-wing ministers form new party ahead of Israel polls

Two right-wing ministers form new party ahead of Israel pollsTwo right-wing Israeli government ministers on Saturday launched a new party aimed at winning over secular voters ahead of snap elections in April. Education Minister Naftali Bennett and Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked said they were quitting the far-right Jewish Home party to found the New Right party. Nationalist Jewish Home — of which Bennett was the head and Shaked deputy leader — has been part of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition with eight seats in parliament.



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New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedom

New Year's Eve party in Times Square to cheer for press freedomReporters will be the guests of honor at the New Year’s Eve party in New York’s Times Square on Monday, in what organizers said was a celebration of press freedom after an unusually deadly year for journalists at U.S. news outlets. Two attacks in particular weighed on organizers as they discussed in autumn whom to give the honor of initiating the ceremonial ball drop just before midnight, according to Tim Tompkins, president of the Times Square Alliance. One was the killing of Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi columnist for the Washington Post and U.S. resident, inside a Saudi Arabian consulate in Turkey.



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White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday party

White Elephant gets a wild twist at this family's holiday partyAlso known as Yankee Swap or Dirty Santa, every player has to bring a wrapped gift. The game has players either choose a random gift to unwrap, or steal an already unwrapped gift from someone else. Since the point of White Elephant is to get rid of your junk acquired over the last year, gifts tend to be pretty impractical, and competition can get dicey.



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These Sonos deals will make your next Christmas party so much better than this year

These Sonos deals will make your next Christmas party so much better than this yearWe're not trying to suggest that your Christmas party this year is bad, but if you're being honest with yourself then you know there's room for improvement. For one thing, playing background Christmas music on a tiny little portable Bluetooth speaker isn't doing anyone any favors and you know it. Amazon is running a great sale on several different Sonos speakers right now, and taking advantage of these deals will ensure that next year's Christmas party is way better than your party this year. You can save $ 20 on a Sonos One smart speaker with Alexa or $ 50 on a two-room set of Sonos Ones. On top of that, there are two secret Sonos deals that you wouldn't have found by searching. You can also snag two Sonos Play:1 speakers and a $ 30 Amazon gift card for just $ 298, or a Sonos Playbar with a Sonos wall mount and a $ 50 gift card for $ 699.

## Sonos One

* Start and control your music with your voice. Amazon Alexa built right in.
* Play songs, check news and traffic, control your smart home and enjoy all those other helpful Amazon Alexa skills using a single Sonos speaker.
* Ask Alexa to Play music from Amazon Music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, TuneIn and SiriusXM. Listen to hundreds of other streaming services with the Sonos app.
* Connect wirelessly with other Sonos Home Sound System speakers to play music in any or every room.
* Enjoy surprisingly rich, room-filling sound from a smart speaker.Connects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g

## Sonos One – 2-Room Set

* Start and control music with your voice. Amazon Alexa is built right in.
* Fill two rooms in your home with rich, crystal clear sound, the perfect way to begin your Sonos system.
* Pair your Sonos Ones together in the same room for stereo sound. Connect them to Playbar or Playbase for epic home theater surround sound.
* Get the latest weather updates, flash briefings and sports scores, set timers, and enjoy all those other helpful Amazon Alexa skills using a single Sonos speaker.
* Add even more Sonos speakers to experience wireless audio throughout your home.

## Two Room Set with Sonos Play:1 + $ 30 Amazon Gift card

* Works with Alexa for voice control (Alexa device sold separately)
* Fill two separate rooms with different music, or link them together to hear the same song in both. Great surround speakers for your Sonos home theater, too
* Versatile, compact fit. Place them wherever you want and enjoy rich, room-filling sound
* Streams all your favorite music services like Amazon Music Unlimited, Spotify, Pandora, Apple Music and more
* Easy 10-minute wi-fi set up. No Bluetooth pairing problems or interruptions
* Connects wirelessly to Sonos speakers in other rooms so you can expand your Home Sound System when you're ready

## Sonos Playbar TV Soundbar with Sonos Wall Mount Kit + $ 50 Amazon Gift card

* Playbar complements HD television screens with crisp and powerful sound from nine amplified speaker drivers. Wirelessly streams all your favorite music services too.
* Playbar syncs wirelessly with other Sonos speakers so you can listen to TV or music in perfect sync, throughout your home.
* Playbar has simple two-cord setup. One for power and one for the TV. Control from your existing TV remote, or wirelessly connect on the Sonos app from your smart device.
* Wall Mount makes Playbar easy to install to any wall with pegs in precisely the right place.
* Wall Mount allows for placement horizontally above or below your TV
* Add even more Sonos speakers to experience wireless audio throughout your home.



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