Mitch McConnell rails against Kavanaugh protesters in the Capitol: ‘There is no chance in the world they’re going to scare us out of doing our duty’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images The number of protesters in the US Capitol building has skyrocketed in recent weeks during the confirmation process of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Some Republican senators have been given increased security details, as others have been accosted in elevators and hallways of the Capitol. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell vowed to […]

Scare tactics: Shrieks of horror as bat crashes Trump rally (VIDEO)

A winged creature of the night hilariously gatecrashed a rally for President Donald Trump as a bat stirred up chaos amongst the crowd. Police were even forced to swoop in to contain one of Count Dracula’s minions. With ‘Make America Great Again’ supporters turning out to see the president speak in Johnson City, Tennessee, the […]

Secret Service intercepts ‘suspicious’ envelope to Trump amid Pentagon ‘ricin parcels’ scare

The US Secret Service has confirmed that a “suspicious” envelope was sent to the White House and addressed to President Donald Trump, following reports of two letters testing positive for ricin being intercepted at the Pentagon. “The envelope was not received at the White House, nor did it ever enter the White House,” the Secret […]

Australia's strawberry needle scare spreads to New Zealand

Australia’s fruit sabotage has spread to neighbouring New Zealand after a punnet of strawberries contaminated with needles was sold in an Auckland supermarket. Originating from a farm in Western Australia, this is the first time a contaminated punnet has surfaced in New Zealand after more than 100 alleged incidents of pins and needles being found […]

Canada's Felix Auger-Aliassime recovering after U.S. Open scare

Tennis Canada says Felix Auger-Aliassime is doing fine and "everything is back to normal" after Monday night's scare on the court at the U.S. Open. The 18-year-old was forced to retire from his first-round match against fellow Canadian Denis Shapovalov​ in the third set after he said his heart was racing. The match was delayed during […]

Christabel Nettey set to secure berth in Diamond League final following health scare

With her performance slipping and confidence sagging, a reluctant Christabel Nettey had little choice but to listen to her body. By late June, the Canadian long jumper was exhausted, having extended herself during a mid-season trip to Europe for four competitions in two weeks. She also maintained a busy schedule upon her return that included […]

‘It does scare me’: New HIV strains highlight need for more testing, less stigma, says man living with virus

For an Indigenous man with HIV who is living in Saskatchewan, news of mutating strains of the virus circulating in the province came as a shock. He’s worried about people in his community, and his relatives, contracting mutated strains that could progress quickly if left untreated.

London’s Charing Cross rail station evacuated after bomb scare

Published time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:43 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2018 06:58 Charing Cross rail terminal in London was evacuated after reports of a man on the tracks who claimed to have an explosive device, the British Transport Police said. The suspect was swiftly detained by officers. The man has now been detained by @BTP […]

LeBron James: Cavs star in injury scare during Game 2 clash against Celtics

After attempting to go for a slam dunk, he took an elbow to the head by Jayson Tatum. The four-time MVP looked dazed as he checked to see if he had been cut. He then headed back to the locker room flanked by security with under four minutes remaining of the second quarter of Game […]