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Man found guilty of fatal London mosque terror attack

LONDON: A British man who was “obsessed” with Muslims was found guilty on Thursday of murder and attempted murder after deliberately driving into a group of people outside a London mosque. Jurors found Darren Osborne, 48, from the Welsh capital Cardiff, guilty of murdering 51-year-old Makram Ali and trying to kill others in the Finsbury Park area of north London on June 19, in a case that was prosecuted under an act of terrorism. Ten people were injured in the attack. Read More: May vows crackdown after van hits…

Good luck coins prove fatal for Thai “piggy bank” turtle

A 25-year-old Thai sea turtle died from blood poisoning on Tuesday, never recovering from an operation to remove 915 coins from her stomach, thrown into her pool for good luck, veterinarians said. The green turtle named Omsin, "piggy bank" in Thai, underwent a seven-hour-long operation this month to remove 5 kg (11 lb) of coins which she had mistaken for food. But Omsin, who lived at a conservation center in Chonburi, east of the Thai capital Bangkok, was rushed into intensive care on Sunday night, breathing too…

NASA unveils spaceship hatch 50 years after fatal Apollo 1 fire

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA: NASA on Friday marked the 50th anniversary of its moon program's fatal Apollo launchpad fire with the first public display of the scorched hatch that trapped three astronauts inside their spaceship during a routine pre-launch test. NASA astronauts Virgil "Gus" Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee died when thick smoke filled the crew module of the Apollo 1 capsule on January 27, 1967, in what was the first deadly accident in the space agency's early days. The men were unable to open the capsule's…

Death toll in Rahim Yar Khan road accident rises to 29

RAHIM YAR KHAN: Two buses carrying passengers collided head-on in Rahim Yar Khan district of Punjab leaving at least 29 people dead and dozens other injured, ARY News reported on Monday. The ill-fated buses rammed with each other in a head-on crash near Sahja in Rahim Yar Khan leaving 20 people dead on the spot while seven others succumbed to their injuries while being carried to a hospital. More than 90 persons were injured in the accident, scores of them said to be in a precarious condition. One of the buses…