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Couple guilty of plotting IS-inspired bomb attacks on Britain

LONDON: A couple, who met on a dating site and began researching how to make homemade explosives and the deadly poison ricin, were found guilty on Monday of plotting Islamic State-inspired chemical and bomb attacks on Britain. Munir Hassan Mohammed, 37, from Derby in central England, began sharing extremist material within weeks of meeting Londoner Rowaida El-Hassan, 32, who in turn helped him find information on making ricin. “This then rapidly escalated and El-Hassan, a qualified pharmacist, readily passed on her…

NY Cabbie convicted of plotting ‘honor killings’ in Pakistan

NEW YORK: A New York cab driver was found guilty on Thursday of conspiring with relatives in Pakistan to commit "honor killings" of family members of a relative he believed helped his daughter escape back to the United States. Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry, 61, was found guilty by a federal jury in Brooklyn on charges of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, transmitting of threats to injure, and visa fraud. Prosecutors said that for more than three years, Choudhry's daughter, Amina Ajmal, was held against her will…