Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Supermassive black holes might actually lead to formation of new stars

Black holes aren’t just terrifying objects of total obliteration — they’re also gross as hell. These behemoths have a strange tendency to yak up some the matter they seemingly crush under an ungodly amount of dense mass. They are one of the most mysterious phenomena in...

Amazing fossilized footprints from different types of dinosaurs found in Australia

Where are there fossilized footprints from more types of dinosaurs than anyplace else in the world? ______ Well, that would be the Dampier Peninsula, in the Kimberly region of Western Australia. Nicknamed "Australia's Jurassic Park," a 25-km (15.5-mile) stretch of the coastline contains tracks from 21...

Every 10 minutes one Yemeni child dies of malnutrition and other illness caused by hunger

Two years into the Yemeni conflict, children continue to suffer the consequences and will soon succumb to starvation without prompt humanitarian assistance and viable efforts to bring peace to the war-ravaged country, UNICEF said in a report entitled ‘Falling through the Cracks.’ ______ Nearly half a...

As a victory for all Americans, Hillary Clinton celebrates Trump’s healthcare fail

On Friday, Hillary Clinton took to Twitter to celebrate the downfall of the Republican plan to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. ______ “Today was a victory for the 24,000,000 people at risk of losing their health insurance, for seniors, for families battling the quiet epidemic of addiction,...

Report shows how U.S. has been secretly sending weapons to South Korea

The US has been secretly moving strategic weapons to South Korea in order to threaten North Korea, a US military official says, noting that Washington has taken a more aggressive approach towards Pyongyang under President Donald Trump. ______ “Surprise dispatch of strategic weapons is effective in...

Dozens of bodies still under the rubble: Iraqi officials said Mosul air strikes kill dozens of civilians

Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday. ______ Both Iraqi aircraft and a US-led international coalition are bombing the Islamic State group in the Mosul area. "There are dozens...

UN says 106 civilians killed in Yemen by the Saudi Arabia regime during the past month

The United Nations human rights office says 106 civilians have been killed in Yemen, mostly by airstrikes and shelling by the Saudi regime and its allies, during the past month alone. ______ In a statement marking the second anniversary of the Saudi war, which was launched...

The final push on the Islamic State jihadists in Syria’s Raqa, beginning in the coming days, officials

The international coalition battling the Islamic State group will begin a final push on the jihadists' Syrian stronghold Raqa in the coming days, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Friday. ______ But on the ground, the US-backed Kurdish-Arab alliance spearheading the fight for the jihadist...

North Korea in final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, coming in the next few days

North Korea is in the final stages of preparing for another nuclear test, which could come in the next few days, U.S. officials with knowledge of the most recent intelligence from the region told Fox News. ______ “The test could come as early as the end...

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