Daily Archive: Sunday, August 6, 2017

At least 11 killed in ‘barbaric’ Nigeria church shooting

Warri (Nigeria) (AFP) – At least 11 worshippers were shot dead at a church in southeast Nigeria on Sunday, with authorities suggesting the bloodshed was due to a local feud. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari condemned the attack, describing the incident as “an appalling crime against humanity and unspeakable sacrilege,” his office said. Buhari said “there

New Dinosaur Species, Scientists Say of Nearly Perfect Fossil

Scientists have announced a well-preserved dinosaur fossil found in 2011 is in fact a new species, and they have named it Borealopelta markmitchelli. The fossil is believed to be 110 million years old and was remarkably well preserved because the dinosaur died in a river and was preserved in the muddy riverbed. The nodosaur from the

Hiroshima after the atomic bomb

On two days in August 1945, U.S. planes dropped two atomic bombs, one on Hiroshima on August 6, one on Nagasaki on August 9, the first and only time nuclear weapons have been used. Their destructive power was unprecedented, incinerating buildings and people, and leaving lifelong scars on survivors, not just physical but also psychological,