Deadly Eastern Brown Snake Found in Horrified Woman's Bed in Australia

Deadly Eastern Brown Snake Found in Horrified Woman's Bed in Australia

When a horrified woman in Queensland, Australia went to change her bedsheets on Monday afternoon, she was horrified to discover a 6-foot-tall, deadly eastern brown snake in her bed.

A deadly eastern brown snake had crept into her bedroom and was curled up in her sheets.

Zachary Richards, the snake catcher, said that the woman decided to close the door, place a towel under it, and make a call for assistance because she didn’t want the snake in the room.

Richards is the proud owner of Zachery’s Snake and Reptile Relocation, a popular choice for snake-catching needs in Australia.

Eastern Brown Snakes in Australia

More snakebite fatalities occur in Australia as a result of eastern brown snakes than any other species.

They possess the second-most toxic venom in the world, according to the Australian Venom Research Unit at the University of Melbourne.

They suffocate as a result of a neurotoxin in their venom that paralyzes the victim’s heart, diaphragm, and lungs.

Southern and eastern Australia are home to eastern brown snakes, thus their name.

Because of the overlap between their natural habitat and many of the most populated areas of the nation, it is not unusual to find them in private residences.

Job for a Snake Catcher

The incident happened in a rural area of Queensland called Maroon, which is close to the Gold Coast.

The snake was still in place when Richards got there.

The snake was just lying in bed taking a nap when the snake catcher opened the door and pulled the rolled towel out from underneath it.

However, the snake slipped down under the bed when Richards woke it up.

Although Richards claimed that the snake did become a little agitated when the snake catcher arrived to move the bed to capture the slithery reptile, the snake was generally calm.

Richards went on to say that it was likely an open door that allowed the snake to enter the house.

He explained that because it was a particularly hot day, the animal probably entered in search of cover.

Richards caught the snake and put it in his bag before releasing it into nearby bushland, which is far from people and things of value.

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Checking the Bed

Richards posted about the incident on social media and advised readers to carefully inspect the bed before getting into it.

Readers have left hundreds of comments on the post.

Another user wrote that they might burn the bedding, while one joked that they would never sleep again.

Richards claimed that by placing a towel under the door and making an emergency call, the woman acted appropriately.

The snake catcher warned the public that the best course of action when encountering a snake is to slowly back away, leave the slithery reptile alone, restrict it to a single room, and call for help, Newsweek reported.

Snakes Entering Houses in Australia

Eastern brown snakes can flatten themselves out and gradually squeak under tiny gaps under doors, according to Melbourne snake catcher Mark Pelley.

Additionally, it has been discovered that all snakes in Melbourne can flatten themselves, whereas large, thick pythons found in other regions of Australia are unable to do so, according to Pelley via Yahoo News.

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Kayleigh Scott, Trans Flight Attendant Featured in United Airlines Commercial, Dies at 25 Due to Apparent Suicide

Kayleigh Scott, Trans Flight Attendant Featured in United Airlines Commercial, Dies at 25 Due to Apparent Suicide

Kayleigh Scott has sadly passed away. The flight attendant, who famously appeared in a United Airlines commercial and shared the story of her transition as a trans woman, died as the result of an apparent suicide at the age of 25. Kayleigh was found dead Monday (March 20) in her apartment in Denver, Colorado, via TMZ. Keep reading to find out more… Just before the discovery, Kayleigh posted a concerning note on her social media. “As I take my final breaths and exit this living earth, I would like to apologize to everyone I let down.

I am so sorry I could not be better. To those that I love, I am sorry I could not be stronger. To those that gave me their everything, I am sorry my effort was not reciprocated,” she wrote on Instagram. “Please understand that me leaving is not a reflection of you, but the result of my own inability to turn myself for the better.

To Ashley, Cynthia, Regine & Sophia. I am so sorry. Please remember me for the good memories we have shared, and never for my downfall.

I will see you all again on the other side.” Her sister, Ashley, commented on the post confirming Kayleigh‘s death. Kayleigh shared her story in a 2020 United Airlines commercial for Trans Day of Visibility.


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Trudeau lays out China approach ahead of Biden meeting

Trudeau lays out China approach ahead of Biden meeting


Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid out a three-pronged vision of engagement, competition and confrontation with China in a CNN interview on Thursday, ahead of a much-anticipated meeting with US President Joe Biden in which the two Western leaders are expected to cover a number of security issues.

Speaking with CNN’s Paula Newton, Trudeau said that in areas like climate change, Canada aims to “engage constructively” with Beijing, while still challenging its approach in areas such as human rights and security. “We’re going to have to continue to be wide-eyed and clear about the threat that China poses and wants to pose to the stability of our democracies,” he said.

Trudeau will meet with Biden later Thursday, marking the US President’s first official overnight visit to the country since entering the White House more than two years ago. The trip is anticipated to underscore the neighbors’ close diplomatic, economic and security ties.

“Growing our economy, creating good jobs for people in a changing world, how we’re going to be holding off the rise of authoritarianism, defending our democracies, how we’re going to be continuing to step up on the fight against climate change …there’s so much that we can do together and so much greater impact that we have around the world when we do it together,” Trudeau said.

Trudeau, the longest-serving leader in the G7, has been an ally to Biden in providing military and financial assistance to Kyiv since Russia’s invasion in February 2022. At home, the US and Canada also share a number of domestic security concerns, from foreign election meddling to the handling of a suspected Chinese spy balloon over North America in recent months.

Canadian and US skies are jointly protected by the bilateral agency North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), which shot down three airborne objects in February amid fears of Chinese spying. One was identified as a Chinese surveillance balloon, which Beijing described as a civilian airship that accidentally entered US airspace.

Both governments are also scrutinizing less tangible potential threats from overseas. Popular social media app TikTok, which is owned by a Chinese parent company, has recently been banned from government devices in both countries. And earlier this month, Trudeau said an independent report had confirmed Chinese election meddling attempts in Canada’s 2019 and 2021 elections – an accusation which Beijing has described as “total nonsense.”

Trudeau told Newton that he envisioned a range of ways of dealing with China’s growing power.

“One of the things we have to remember is China is the second largest economy in the world and continues to grow. We are going to have to – in some circumstances – engage constructively with China like we did around the conference on biodiversity that we hosted with them in Montreal,” he said, referring to the United Nations COP15 summit in December.

“There’s other places where we’re going to have to be stiff competition to China in terms of market access (and) in terms of investments in the Global South. We need to be able to show that the Western democracies are there to make those investments and they’re as competitive to China,” he said.

“But there are also areas in which we’re going to have to directly challenge China, whether it’s on human rights, whether it’s on security behaviors, whether it’s on cyber attacks or concerns like that. We’re going to have to continue to be wide-eyed and clear about the threat that China poses and wants to pose to the stability of our democracies.”

In 2021, China and Canada ended a bitter standoff over nationals detained in each country; Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor were released after being held in China for nearly three years on espionage charges, while Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was allowed to return to China after being arrested in Vancouver on a US warrant. China has consistently denied that the cases were in any way connected.

Trudeau’s government has more recently been embroiled in controversy over accusations of potential influence from China, after local media reported that a foundation named after Trudeau’s father, Pierre, a former prime minister of Canada, had received a $150,000 donation in 2016 from two wealthy Chinese businessmen to fund scholarships and leadership programs.

The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation said in a statement that it will refund the donation and does not accept any donation that “may have been sponsored by a foreign government.”

Trudeau also teased a possible migration deal with the United States in the interview, saying that “we hopefully will be able to make to make an announcement to reassure Canadians and Americans that we continue to handle migration seriously.”

Growing numbers of migrants and asylum seekers at the US southern border have resulted in waves of migration northward. Canada, which ranks as the top country on Gallup’s Migrant Acceptance Index, saw record migration last year, which in turn bumped its population growth to unprecedented levels.

In late 2022, the Canadian government also announced that it aimed to bring in 1.5 million immigrants by 2025 to bolster the gap in its economy created by an aging population.

But conservatives in Canada have criticized the migration surge – particularly through the unofficial border crossing Roxham Road, a remote street that connects the US and Canada.

Some asylum seekers have focused on that border crossing as one where they can request protection from Canada despite having passed through the United States – a strategy that they would not normally be able to use under the Safe Third Country Agreement.

Signed in 2002, the pact applies to people transiting through a country where they could have claimed asylum because it’s deemed safe. It means that anyone entering a land port of entry could be ineligible to make a claim and therefore be returned to the US. Because Roxham Road is not an official crossing, people who transit there can still request asylum in Canada.

“Canada is always willing to do more,” Trudeau told Newton. “We’re a country that has been built like the United States on welcoming people from around the world. We just need to make sure we’re doing it in responsible proper ways to continue to have our citizens positive towards immigration, as Canadians always are.”

Also expected on the two leaders’ agenda Thursday is Haiti, the Caribbean nation plagued with gang violence and political instability from which many recent migrants in North America originate.

Earlier this week, the United Nations reiterated its call to the international community to deploy a force to Haiti to restore peace to the Caribbean nation, where gang-led violence is “spiraling out of control.” But member states have so far have been reluctant to heed the call, amid deep skepticism among Haitians.

Trudeau’s government too has stopped short of offering any military presence on the ground in Haiti, though it has sent Canadian surveillance aircraft and naval vessels to the country in addition to aid.

The Prime Minister said other nations should step up sanctions on Haitian elites, whom he blamed for encouraging chaos in the country.

“The simplest external solutions are not always the best way to help,” he told Newton of military intervention.

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Montrose Softball League Association’s annual Lone Star Classic 2023

Montrose Softball League Association’s annual Lone Star Classic 2023

Dozens of teams from around Texas and beyond participated in the 2023 edition of the Montrose Softball League Association’s annual Lone Star Classic. After two days of spirited competition, it was time to cut loose with a party at BUDDY’S. 

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Harry Styles’ Girlfriend: Who The Star Is Dating Now, Plus His Full Relationship Timeline

Harry Styles’ Girlfriend: Who The Star Is Dating Now, Plus His Full Relationship Timeline

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  • Harry Styles became a household name as part of the British boy band One Direction
  • His solo career has made him one of the biggest pop stars ever, including a Best Album Grammy win
  • The heartthrob has had his share of A-list romances, including Olivia Wilde, Taylor Swift and Kendall Jenner

Harry Styles has been making girls swoon with his handsome looks, irresistible charm, and musical talent ever since he stepped onto The X Factor stage for a televised audition of Stevie Wonder‘s “Isn’t She Lovely” in 2010. So, it’s no wonder he’s led a steady romantic life over the years. Although the contestant-turned-superstar has many admirers from all over the world, only a few ladies have been lucky enough to be a part of his love life since he broke onto the music scene with his band One Direction and later started a successful solo career. From the late English television presenter, Caroline Flack, to his most recent ex, actress and director Olivia Wilde, we’re taking a look at all of the gals who’ve been romantically linked to the British superstar.

Olivia Wilde

Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde out together in New York in 2022. (Splashnews)

Harry’s last love interest was actress and director Olivia Wilde, who he sparked a romance with after he was hired to star in her 2022 film, Don’t Worry, Darling. Their relationship caused some controversy, as the timeline of Olivia’s split from her fiancé of seven years, Jason Sudeikis, in late 2020 and the start of her relationship with Harry is a bit blurry. Olivia and Harry were first seen holding hands at Harry’s agent’s wedding on Jan. 3, 2021, and were photographed with luggage at his Los Angeles home the next day.

Over the next 19 months, they were seen cruising around Europe together, kissing in the streets of New York City, and hitting the gym together. Olivia was also spotted several times backstage at Harry’s Love on Tour shows in the fall of 2022.

Harry Styles, Olivia Wilde
Harry Styles is seen visiting Olivia Wilde’s trailer on the set of her film ‘Don’t Worry, Darling’ in Nov. 2020. They were spotted holding hands at a wedding two months later. (Backgrid)


The viability of their relationship, however, was heavily speculated amid the chaotic promotion of Don’t Worry Darling and fans were convinced they broke up following the drama surrounding the movie and their relationship, which reportedly caused issues on set. However, a source close to the couple revealed to HollywoodLife that they were doing just fine at the time. “Despite rumors suggesting that there was trouble in their relationship, this entire experience has, in fact, made them stronger than ever,” the source divulged. “They both really wanted to keep their relationship out of the spotlight when they were promoting this film and they think that they did this. The love that they share this unbreakable bond, and they are both so supportive of each other’s careers and would never do anything to let that come in the way of their relationship.”

Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde on the red carpet of ‘Don’t Worry Darling’ premiere in New York City on Sept. 19, 2022. (Splashnews)

That’s why it was a shock to fans when it was reported that the pair went their separate ways by November of that year. “He’s still touring and is now going abroad,” an insider told PEOPLE. “She is focusing on her kids and her work in L.A. It’s a very amicable decision.” Another source added, “Right now, they have different priorities that are keeping them apart.”

Caroline Flack

Harry Styles, Caroline Flack
Harry Styles and Caroline Flack arrive at the Shoreditch House for a private party. (Backgrid)

Harry and Caroline met when she was a presenter on The X Factor. Rumors started going around about Harry having a crush on the British beauty around 2011, and shortly after, they both made waves when reports claimed they were dating, specifically due to their age gap at the time. Harry was 17 and Caroline was 31 at the time.

Although neither confirmed nor denied a romance (Harry consistently said in interviews that they “just get on really well”), Caroline opened up about their connection years later in her autobiography, Storm in a C Cup, which was released in 2015. “I already knew that he had a crush on me, he’d made it pretty obvious,” she wrote in the book. “He’d said it in magazines and he’d said it to friends.”

“It began to go wrong when Harry was pictured coming out of my house one morning. And once that was out, it was open season,” she continued. “After that, anyone could say anything. In the street, people started shouting at me ‘pedophile’ and ‘pervert.’”

The two eventually split and moved on in their love lives, but sadly Caroline died by suicide at the age of 40 in Feb. 2020. Harry was spotted wearing a black ribbon as a “symbol of remembrance or mourning” to honor her at the 2020 BRIT Awards just a few days after her passing.

Emma Ostilly

Emma Ostilly
Emma Ostilly, seen here at the 3rd annual amfAR Inspiration Gala New York at The New York Public Library in 2012, reportedly dated Harry in 2012. (MEGA)

Harry was spotted kissing American model Emma Ostilly in New Zealand not too long after his split from Caroline in 2011. She later appeared in the One Direction music video for “Gotta Be You”, which premiered in November of that year.

Emily Atack

Emily Atack
Emily Atack, seen here leaving The Palace Theatre in London, reportedly dated Harry in 2012. (Mega)

Harry was rumored to be dating actress Emily Atack back in 2012 but she didn’t confirm it until 2014. “We were never boyfriend and girlfriend…We had a short-lived thing that was just a bit of fun. Then we went off in our opposite directions,” she told Reveal Magazine.

Caggie Dunlop

Caggie Dunlop
Caggie Dunlop, seen here attending Fran Cutlers Halloween party at The Berners Tavern in 2019, reportedly dated Harry in 2013. (MEGA)

In 2012, Harry also reportedly dated actress Caggie Dunlop, who starred in the reality show, Made in Chelsea, for a brief time.

Taylor Swift

Harry Styles, Taylor Swift
Harry Styles and Taylor Swift, seen here during a Dec. 2012 outing, dated in the later part of 2012 into the first few days of 2013. (Backgrid)

Who can forget Harry’s romance with fellow singer Taylor Swift? The two apparently met and clicked at the 2012 Kids Choice Awards before they were later spotted on numerous outings together (often hand-in-hand) during the latter part of 2012, and even shared a kiss in New York’s Times Square on New Year’s Eve during the first minute of 2013. They apparently split just a few days into the new year, however, but Taylor put the memories of the relationship to good use in songs on her highly successful album 1989, which was released in 2014.

Many of the tracks on the musical masterpiece are reportedly about Harry, including “Style”, “Out of the Woods”, and “I Wish You Would”. It was also rumored that Harry’s song “Two Ghosts” from his self-titled debut solo album, which was released in 2017, was about their relationship.

Nicole Scherzinger

Nicole Scherzinger
Nicole Scherzinger, seen here leaving Hakkasan restaurant in Mayfair in 2014, reportedly briefly dated Harry in 2013. (MEGA)

The Sun reported that Harry and lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls, Nicole Scherzinger, briefly hooked up in 2013. She was a judge on The X Factor when Harry appeared on it in 2010.

Kendall Jenner

Harry Styles, Kendall Jenner
Harry Styles and Kendall Jenner, who reportedly dated on and off until 2016, are seen leaving Craig’s Restaurant. (Backgrid)

Harry was first spotted having dinner in Los Angeles with Kendall Jenner in Nov. 2013. They were rumored to be dating until a split in Feb. 2014, but they seemed to be on again by 2015 and were seen canoodling on a yacht during the first days of 2016. Although they never confirmed their relationship, Kendall’s sister, Khloe Kardashian, admitted she thought they were “dating” in a 2016 interview with ET Online.

“Do I think they’re dating? Yes,” she told the outlet. “I don’t know if they’re like boyfriend-girlfriend. Nowadays I don’t know. People are weird with stuff. So, I don’t know their title.”

Erin Foster

Erin Foster
Erin Foster, seen here at the 2017 Baby2Baby Gala, reportedly dated in 2014. (MEGA)

Harry and writer Erin Foster were first spotted getting pumpkins at a pumpkin patch in 2014 and dating rumors started swirling right away. The blonde beauty was known for being Gigi and Bella Hadid‘s (now ex) stepsister and her romance with Harry seemed to be short-lived.

Nadine Leopold

Nadine Leopold
Nadine Leopold, seen here at the CFDA Fashion Awards in 2019, reportedly dated Harry in 2014. (MEGA)

Nadine Leopold was reportedly the first Victoria’s Secret model Harry ever dated. They were first seen together in Nov. 2014 and followed that outing up with some frozen yogurt dates, but by March 2015, things seemed to be over.

Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio
Sara Sampaio, seen here at the 2020 Vanity Fair Oscars party, reportedly dated Harry in 2015. (MEGA)

Harry was seen kissing another Victoria’s Secret model, Sara Sampaio, in New York in 2015. The Portuguese pretty lady was also spotted leaving Harry’s hotel the following day.

Georgia Fowler

Georgia Fowler
Georgia Fowler, seen here during a 2019 outing, reportedly dated Harry in 2015. (MEGA)

Harry and model Georgia Fowler, who is from New Zealand, reportedly dated for a brief time in Oct. 2015. He was seen playing the board game Scrabble with her in a Snapchat video she posted around the same time.

Tess Ward

Tess Ward
Tess Ward, seen here at the an event at the Australia House at The Strand in London in 2018, reportedly dated Harry in 2018. (MEGA)

Harry reportedly had a brief relationship with chef and flood-blogger Tess Ward in the spring of 2017, but by June of the same year, things ended and she was soon seen back with her ex.

Camilla Rowe

Harry Styles, Camille Rowe
Harry Styles and Camille Rowe, seen here after enjoying a dinner together in Hollywood in 2018, dated for a year. (MEGA)

The third Victoria’s Secret supermodel Harry was romantically linked to was  in 2017 and 2018. Fans first started speculating they were dating when a voice that sounded like Harry’s could be heard in one of the French-American beauty’s Instagram stories. They were seen together on multiple occaCamille Rowesions but split up after a year. One of Camille’s voicemails can be heard in Harry’s heartbreaking song “Cherry” from his 2019 sophomore album, Fine Line.

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