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Thai PM Calls for Halt to Street Protests

Thailand's Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has called on protesters in Bangkok not to go through with a general strike expected to start Wednesday, and to end street protests involving thousands in Bangkok.Protests erupted recently over a controversial amnesty bill for crimes connected to years of political turmoil. The amnesty could be applied to controversial former prime minister Thaksin Shinawatra as well as others.The blanket amnesty bill was rejected by the Thai Senate on...

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