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February 20, 2017 12:07 PM Croydon tram crash victims 'ejected through windows'

The seven victims of a tram crash in Croydon were thrown out of windows as they shattered, investigators said. It added the brake was applied two and a half seconds before the crash, suggesting the driver "lost awareness". A total of 70 passengers were on board in November, rather than 60 as originally believed, it showed. The report found the tram was travelling 23

February 19, 2017 10:37 AM Iraq Starts Offensive to Retake Western Mosul From ISIS

The operation took longer than expected and cost countless lives, but much of the city’s infrastructure was preserved, and daily life has already returned. That is in contrast to the operations to take back other cities from ISIS, including Ramadi and Sinjar, which were laid waste by airstrikes. More than a year since it was freed, not even the mayor 29

February 18, 2017 10:16 PM Omar Abdel Rahman, the ‘Blind Sheikh,’ Is Dead

Abdel Rahman, the Blind Sheikh, was responsible for much of the last quarter century of terrorism. What kind of name is this? Why are we afraid of it? Why do we fear the word ? If the terrorist is the person who defends his right, so we are terrorists. And if the terrorist is the one who struggles for the sake of God, then we are terrorists. We . . . have been ordered 33

February 18, 2017 9:05 PM Blind cleric serving life sentence dies in federal prison

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner 26

February 18, 2017 7:02 PM Blind cleric jailed for 1990s terror plots dies in US prison

Omar Abdel-Rahman, the so-called Blind Sheik convicted of plotting terror attacks in the United States in the 1990s, died Saturday in a federal prison where he was serving a life sentence. He was 78. Abdel-Rahman died at 5:40 a.m. after suffering from diabetes and coronary artery disease, said Kenneth McKoy at the Federal Correction Complex in Butner 29

February 18, 2017 5:25 PM New York bomb plot mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman dies in prison

The mastermind of numerous bomb plots in New York in the early 1990s has died in prison in the US, his family says. Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman, a blind cleric who preached at mosques in New York, was sentenced to life in 1996 for planning the attacks. He plotted to attack multiple landmarks in New York with the aim of stopping US support for Israel and Egypt 30

February 12, 2017 2:49 AM Border collie, Trick, wins agility at Westminster dog show

NEW YORK (AP) — A border collie named Trick has won the Westminster Kennel Club agility contest with a flash of a run through a canine obstacle course. Trick topped a field of 50 finalists to take the title Saturday night with her owner and handler, John Nys (NYZE') of Pascoag, Rhode Island. A former shelter dog named Crush won a separate title for the top mixed-breed 14

February 5, 2017 2:53 PM Daredevils risk their lives as terrifying social media craze that sees pranksters lying on tracks and riding on the back of trains sweeps Australia

Officials have warned against a trend where young people pose on train tracks to impress social media followers. A top Sydney transit official joined the NSW Police in condemning what he called an 'extremely dangerous and stupid' fad - one which previously made headlines in Melbourne. Instagram pages show young people standing on train tracks and riding 15

January 25, 2017 10:54 AM Turns out Elon Musk really does want to dig underground tunnels with The Boring Company

Tesla and SpaceX boss tweets about 'exciting progress' on plans to dig tunnels for underground roads. Elon Musk has said that he was actually being serious about plans to establish The Boring Company for digging tunnels to ease road congestion, and says the first would be built outside his office at SpaceX in California. Musk first tweeted about his tunneling 35

January 17, 2017 3:18 PM Jamiroquai tease comeback with sample of first album in seven years

Automaton, the band's eighth album, is expected later this year, although the band have not yet confirmed a release date. The British funk bank have announced a string of festival dates for later in the year and released a sample of a new music video. It gives fans a preview of Automaton, the band's highly-anticipated eighth album expected later this year. In the clip, posted 25