• Ariya Jutanugarn, of Thailand, stands with the LPGA Volvik Championship trophy after winning the golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Sunday, May 29, 2016 in Ann Arbor, Mich. Jutanugarn is holding up three fingers to signify that she has won three LPGA tournaments in a row. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

    Ariya Jutanugarn wins 3rd straight LPGA Tour title

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn’s strength and skill helped her become the first player to win three straight LPGA Tour events in three years.

  • In this image made from video, Attaporn Boonmakchuay gestures while talking to reporters, while lying in a hospital bed following a snake attack at his home in Chachoengsao, 90km east of the capital Bangkok, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Boonmakchuay is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet. (BBTV CH7 Thailand via AP) THAILAND OUT

    Thai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snake

    BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

  • In this March 3, 2016 photo, One Championship Strawweight champion Dejdamrong Amnuaysirichoke attends a press conference for his upcoming Mixed Martial Arts, MMA, match in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand will host its first major MMA event on Friday, May 27, 2016 despite the country's traditional Muay Thai kickboxing style being the foundation of its fighting technique. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    MMA comes to heartland of Thai kickboxing

    BANGKOK (AP) — Of all the various fighting styles that combine to create the burgeoning sport of Mixed Martial Arts, it is Thai kickboxing which is at the core of the new discipline. Yet it has taken until this week for Thailand to host its first major MMA event.