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Thai government fails to stop growing protests

BANGKOK – After the military-backed government used truck-mounted cannons to blast irritant-laden water at protesting youngsters in the streets of Thailand’s capital last week, the protests spread. “Don’t challenge the Grim Reaper,” Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha warned. “We are just asking people not to do wrong and not to destroy the government and people’s property. […]