Thai court says ex-premier to stand trial over rice program

March 19, 2015 7:41 AM

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In this Friday, Jan. 9, 2015 photo, Thailand's former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, leaves parliament in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand's Supreme Court announced Thursday, March 19, 2015 that Yingluck will stand trial for negligence related to a rice subsidy program spearheaded by her ousted government that lost billions of dollars, a move likely to deepen the long-running political crisis in the military-ruled nation.(AP photo/Sakchai Lalit)

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Supreme Court announced Thursday that former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will stand trial for her role in overseeing a rice subsidy program spearheaded by her ousted government that lost billions of dollars, a move likely to deepen the long-running political crisis i...

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