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This undated photo released by World Animal Protection, shows an elephant used for entertainment at a venue in Thailand. An animal protection group says it wants tourists to know, that elephant on which you took a ride during your vacation in Thailand is probably a miserable victim of abuse. London-based World Animal Protection in a report released Thursday, July 6, 2017 says its survey of almost 3,000 elephants employed in entertainment venues in Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Nepal, Sri Lanka and India found that three out of four are living in poor and unacceptable conditions. (World Animal Protection via AP)

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ADVANCE FOR JUNE 24-25 AND THEREAFTER - In a Monday, June 12, 2017 photo, Dr. Yeng Her, a Hmong-American who has received a MD-PhD, reflects on a life journey which took him from the refugee camps of Thailand as a child to a doctoral degree in medicine from the Mayo Clinic, during an interview at his home in Madison, Wis. (John Hart/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)

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A customer selects merchandise at Line Village in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Thailand's most popular text-messaging service will open its doors to the public Friday with an extravagant digital theme park called Line Village Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Thai customer selects merchandise at Line Village in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Thailand's most popular text-messaging service will open its doors to the public Friday with an extravagant digital theme park called Line Village Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Customers take a selfie with merchandise at Line Village in Bangkok, Thailand, Thursday, June 22, 2017. Thailand's most popular text-messaging service will open its doors to the public Friday with an extravagant digital theme park called Line Village Bangkok. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Doctors check the health of Wattana Pumret, 61, as he arrives at police headquarters for a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Wattana, who was arrested for the bombing of an army hospital in Bangkok, says he carried out the attack that wounded 21 people to symbolize defiance against Thailand's ruling military junta. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Wattana Pumret, 61, is escorted by officials as he arrives at police headquarters for a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Wattana, who was arrested for the bombing of an army hospital in Bangkok, says he carried out the attack that wounded 21 people to symbolize defiance against Thailand's ruling military junta. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Wattana Pumret, 61, is escorted by officials as he arrives at police headquarters for a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Wattana, who was arrested for the bombing of an army hospital in Bangkok, says he carried out the attack that wounded 21 people to symbolize defiance against Thailand's ruling military junta. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, tees off on the third hole during the final round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Galloway Township, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, puts on the third hole during the second round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament, Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Galloway Township, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, prepares to putt on the fourth hole during the second round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Galloway Township, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Moriya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, tees off on the fifth hole during the second round of the ShopRite LPGA Classic golf tournament Saturday, June 3, 2017, in Galloway Township, N.J. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

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Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, left, and Marina Alex playfully lean on each other as they wait to putt on the 17th green during the final round of the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Sunday, May 28, 2017 in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha talks to reporters during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Thailand's ruling junta said Tuesday that police will handle the investigation into a bombing at a military-run hospital that wounded more than 20 people, while security elsewhere in the country is being reviewed. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha talks to reporters during a press conference in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Thailand's ruling junta said Tuesday that police will handle the investigation into a bombing at a military-run hospital that wounded more than 20 people, while security elsewhere in the country is being reviewed. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha arrives at the Government house before a cabinet meeting in Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Thailand's ruling junta said Tuesday that police will handle the investigation into a bombing at a military-run hospital that wounded more than 20 people, while security elsewhere in the country is being reviewed. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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In this April 7, 2017 photo, a motorcycle taxi driver eats noodles at a street food stall during his lunch on Thonglor road in Bangkok, Thailand. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Efforts by authorities in military-ruled Thailand to impose order on the chaotic capital city have a fresh target: cheap and tasty pad thai. The latest crackdown by Bangkok city officials is going after the vendors whose carts selling everything from Thailand’s signature noodles to spicy tom yum goong soup have become institutions on the capital’s hot and humid sidewalks. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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In this April 7, 2017 photo, people eat noodles at a street food stall during their lunch on Thonglor road in Bangkok, Thailand. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Efforts by authorities in military-ruled Thailand to impose order on the chaotic capital city have a fresh target: cheap and tasty pad thai. The latest crackdown by Bangkok city officials is going after the vendors whose carts selling everything from Thailand’s signature noodles to spicy tom yum goong soup have become institutions on the capital’s hot and humid sidewalks. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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In this April 7, 2017 photo, people have their lunch at a street food shop on Thonglor road in Bangkok, Thailand. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Efforts by authorities in military-ruled Thailand to impose order on the chaotic capital city have a fresh target: cheap and tasty pad thai. The latest crackdown by Bangkok city officials is going after the vendors whose carts selling everything from Thailand’s signature noodles to spicy tom yum goong soup have become institutions on the capital’s hot and humid sidewalks. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

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In this April 7, 2017 photo, people eat noodles at a street food shop during their lunch on Thonglor road in Bangkok, Thailand. Officials see street food as an illegal nuisance and have warned hawkers in Thonglor to clear out by April 17. Efforts by authorities in military-ruled Thailand to impose order on the chaotic capital city have a fresh target: cheap and tasty pad thai. The latest crackdown by Bangkok city officials is going after the vendors whose carts selling everything from Thailand’s signature noodles to spicy tom yum goong soup have become institutions on the capital’s hot and humid sidewalks. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)