Democrats seek emergency hearings on Trump’s ouster of Jeff Sessions

Washington: Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the US House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trump's ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 US election. Former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.Credit:AP Trump forced the resignation of Sessions on Wednesday, a day after […]

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Zach Johnson needs emergency caddie, so Matt Kuchar’s wife Sybi fills in mid-round

Zach Johnson needed an emergency caddie Thursday, so he turned to a friend. The two-time major champion had a bit of a crisis during the opening round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic, as regular looper Damon Green struggled with the heat (suffering from dehydration, per the PGA Tour’s Cameron Morfit) and couldn’t go past the first 14 holes. A tough situation, […]

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Dramatic moment Ryanair passengers escape on emergency chute after mobile phone battery caught FIRE minutes before take-off

Holidaymakers could be seen falling over each other in a bid to get away from the aircraft as quickly as they could after the inflatable slide was activated. The drama happened around 5.30pm this afternoon at Barcelona’s El Prat Airport as the packed plane prepared to take off for Ibiza. No-one needed medical attention although some passengers are said to […]

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Emergency services hunt for man who vanished while swimming in a lake

Emergency services hunt for man in his 30s who vanished while swimming in a lake during Britain’s 88F heatwave A spot at Crown Lakes just outside Peterborough was sealed off this afternoon The man is believed to have drowned in the water while swimming today Several police and fire units were seen in the area including the force helicopter Detectives […]

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Apple’s new iOS will relay location for 911 calls

Apple’s next iPhone operating system is throwing a lifeline to the antiquated 911 response system. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company announced Monday that its forthcoming iOS 12 will automatically share a 911 caller’s location with dispatchers, allowing for “faster and more accurate information to help reduce emergency response times.” The nation’s 911 call center infrastructure is outdated and not designed for […]

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Passenger opens plane’s emergency door and deploys evacuation slide

Passenger opens plane’s emergency door and deploys its evacuation slide as he thinks ‘the cabin was too hot’ An air passenger accidentally opened an evacuation slide while waiting to get off The man opened the emergency door as he felt the cabin was ‘too hot and stuffy’ He has been detained for 15 days by airport police in Sichuan, south-west […]

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