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Chinese woman avoids jail after tossing coins at plane

SHANGHAI: An elderly passenger who threw coins at the engine of a plane at a Shanghai airport for good luck will not face police action, Chinese state media said on Wednesday. The superstitious 80-year-old woman delayed the China…

British treasure found in piano

LONDON: A British school and a piano tuner are to share the reward after hundreds of gold and silver coins from the Victorian era were found under the keys of a piano. The hoard of 913 sovereigns and half sovereigns --dating from 1847 to…

Hoard of coins extracted from stomach of sea turtle

BANGKOK: Thai veterinarians on Monday removed 915 coins from a 25-year-old sea turtle which had been swallowing items thrown into her pool for good luck, eventually limiting her ability to swim. The coins and other objects removed from…