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Former Thai PM Defends Herself Before Impeachment Vote

Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra strongly defended herself in parliament before members vote on whether to impeach her for her role in a controversial rice subsidy scheme.  The 220-member legislature, installed by the military after a coup last May, will vote Friday. If Yingluck is impeached, she would be banned from politics for five years. She told lawmakers that the case against her is politically motivated and that the subsidy program benefited Thai...

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