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Nashville bomber identified as Anthony Quinn Warner

The Nashville bomber has been identified as Anthony Quinn Warner, a 63-year-old Nashvillian with extensive experience with electronics and alarm systems, after matching his DNA to remains found at the scene of the explosion.

"We've come to the conclusion that an individual named Anthony Warner is the bomber. He was present when the bomb went off, and then he perished," said Don Cochran, US attorney for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Regional News • Americas • United States
Vehicle explosion with advance warning: FBI investigates in Nashville
Vehicle explosion with advance warning: FBI investigates in Nashville
Credit: Courtesy of Twitter / Tom Winter

Despite a last-minute evacuation, at least three people have been slightly injured by the explosion of a mobile home in Nashville. Previous to the explosion speakers had warned the people around the vehicle. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation is investigating after the incident in Nashville in the state of Tennessee. The mobile home was apparently deliberately used as a car bomb on Friday, Christmas Day, according to police. The background of the crime is still unclear.

According to reports the home of a suspect in Antioch, Tennessee is being searched.

Science • Physics & Engineering
Middle school student achieved nuclear fusion in his family playroom
Middle school student achieved nuclear fusion in his family playroom
Credit: Courtesy of Guiness World Records

Hours before his 13th birthday, Jackson Oswalt (USA) fused together two deuterium atoms using a reactor he had built in the playroom of his family home in Memphis, Tennessee. This incredible feat has led him to be one of the stars of this year’s Guinness World Records 2021 edition, alongside other record holders. Now, at 15 years old, Jackson no longer conducts experiments that often, as he’s decided to look for his "next best thing".

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Celebrities & Public Figures
Actor John Saxon dies aged 83
John Saxon in 1975
John Saxon in 1975 Credit: NBC / Public domain

John Saxon has died of pneumonia at age 83 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. The actor played a martial artist in Enter the Dragon alongside Bruce Lee and starred in three Nightmare on Elm Street movies, among others.

Arts, Entertainment, Culture • Music
Little Richard, hitmaker and rock and roll pioneer dead at 87
Little Richard in concert
Little Richard in concert Credit: Robbie Drexhage (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

Little Richard (87) died Saturday at his Tenessee home, after being sick for two months. His son, Danny Jones Penniman, confirmed the death to the Rolling Stone magazine, yet the cause of it is unknown.

Although he never hit the top 10 again after 1958 songs like “Tutti Frutti,” “Long Tall Sally,” “Good Golly, Miss Molly” and “Lucille,” are at the core of Rock and Roll.