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In this July 21, 2017, file photo, Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra greets supporters as she arrives at the Supreme Court to make her final statements in a trial on a charge of criminal negligence in Bangkok, Thailand. A Thai court on Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, has sentenced former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison for alleged negligence in a money-losing rice subsidy program. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
September 28, 2017 - 7:01 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra appears to be staying in the Mideast commercial hub of Dubai after fleeing a criminal conviction, Thailand's prime minister said Thursday, in the first official word on her whereabouts since she missed a court date last month. "We have...
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Thai police women stand guard outside the Supreme Court in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. The court is expected to deliver verdict on case against former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)
September 27, 2017 - 4:42 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court has sentenced former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra in absentia to five years in prison for alleged negligence in a money-losing rice subsidy program. Yingluck is believed to have fled the country last month before the court session at which the verdict initially was...
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A supporter of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, with a sticker on her head indicating her love for Yingluck stands outside the Supreme Court after Yingluck failed to show up to hear a verdict in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Thailand's Supreme Court said Friday it will issue an arrest warrant for Yingluck after she failed to show up for a contentious trial verdict in which she could face a 10-year prison term for alleged negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice subsidy program. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 25, 2017 - 11:30 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Facing a possible 10-year jail term, former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra fled the country ahead of a court verdict her supporters say was politically motivated, a senior member of her party said. Yingluck's whereabouts were not immediately known Saturday, but local media...
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Supporters of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dance outside the Supreme Court after Yingluck failed to show up to hear a verdict in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Thailand's Supreme Court said Friday it will issue an arrest warrant for Yingluck after she failed to show up for a contentious trial verdict in which she could face a 10-year prison term for alleged negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice subsidy program. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
August 25, 2017 - 7:14 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's military ruler said authorities are searching for Yingluck Shinawatra, the prime minister whose government he ousted in a coup three years ago, after she failed to appear for a verdict Friday in a criminal case that could send her to prison for 10 years. Yingluck's...
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Supporters of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra dance outside the Supreme Court after Yingluck failed to show up to hear a verdict in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Thailand's Supreme Court said Friday it will issue an arrest warrant for Yingluck after she failed to show up for a contentious trial verdict in which she could face a 10-year prison term for alleged negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice subsidy program. (AP Photo/Wason Wanichakorn)
August 25, 2017 - 6:08 am
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the court case against Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (all times local): 2 p.m. Thailand's defense minister says he doesn't know the whereabouts of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show up in court on Friday, fueling...
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A police officer frisks a supporter of Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra outside the Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017. Police stood guard Friday morning as Thailand's Supreme Court prepared to rule on whether Yingluck was guilty of criminal negligence for implementing a rice subsidy program that cost the government as much as $17 billion. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 24, 2017 - 11:39 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Supreme Court said Friday it will issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show up for a contentious trial verdict in which she could face a 10-year prison term for alleged negligence in overseeing a money-losing rice...
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Security officers lead sniffer dogs outside Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017. Police stood guard Friday morning as Thailand's Supreme Court prepared to rule on whether Shinawatra was guilty of criminal negligence for implementing a rice subsidy program that cost the government as much as $17 billion. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 24, 2017 - 11:15 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the court case against Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (all times local): 10 a.m. Thailand's Supreme Court says it will issue an arrest warrant for former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after she failed to show up for a contentious trial in...
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Police officers deploy to positions outside Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017. Police stood guard Friday morning as Thailand's Supreme Court prepared to rule on whether Yingluck was guilty of criminal negligence for implementing a rice subsidy program that cost the government as much as $17 billion. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 24, 2017 - 10:26 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands of police stood guard outside Thailand's Supreme Court ahead of a verdict expected Friday in the contentious trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was overthrown three years ago by a military junta that still rules this Southeast Asian country...
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Police officers deploy to positions outside Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017. Police stood guard Friday morning as Thailand's Supreme Court prepared to rule on whether Yingluck was guilty of criminal negligence for implementing a rice subsidy program that cost the government as much as $17 billion. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 24, 2017 - 9:49 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thousands of police deployed outside Thailand's Supreme Court ahead of a verdict expected Friday in the contentious trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, whose government was overthrown three years ago by a military junta that still rules this Southeast Asian country...
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Security officers lead sniffer dogs outside Supreme Court ahead the delivery of a verdict on charges accusing Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra of negligence in implementing a rice subsidy in Bangkok Thailand, Friday, Aug 25, 2017. Police stood guard Friday morning as Thailand's Supreme Court prepared to rule on whether Shinawatra was guilty of criminal negligence for implementing a rice subsidy program that cost the government as much as $17 billion. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 24, 2017 - 9:39 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on xxxxxxx (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Thousands of police are deployed outside Thailand's Supreme Court ahead of a verdict expected Friday in the trial of former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. Yingluck could face up to 10 years in prison if she is convicted of...
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