Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Media caption‘He has incredible genes’ US presidents regularly undergo physical examinations. It is not remarkable. However, the results of Donald Trump’s recent medical check-up have sparked an online conspiracy theory – the girther movement. According to the official medical report, released by the White House on 16 January, President Trump stands at 75 inches (6ft […]

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congress has until Friday to pass a bill keeping the government open The US government is two days away from a shutdown as lawmakers and the White House feud over immigration. Congress faces a Friday deadline to pass a stopgap measure that would fund federal agencies until next month. […]

Dylan Farrow: Outrage after ‘years of being ignored’

Dylan Farrow: Outrage after ‘years of being ignored’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow’s claim he assaulted her in 1992 Dylan Farrow says she feels “outrage” after “years of being ignored, disbelieved and tossed aside”. Woody Allen’s adopted daughter has appeared on CBS This Morning to talk about her sexual assault claim against the director. In […]

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Trump’s medical sparks conspiracies

Media caption‘He has incredible genes’ US presidents regularly undergo physical examinations. It is not remarkable. However, the results of Donald Trump’s recent medical check-up have sparked an online conspiracy theory – the girther movement. According to the official medical report, released by the White House on 16 January, President Trump stands at 75 inches (6ft […]

Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

Trump Russia: Steve Bannon refuses to answer at Congress hearing

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Bannon recently upset President Trump with reported comments to author Michael Wolff Steve Bannon, ex-chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has refused to answer a broad range of questions at a committee hearing probing alleged links between the Trump campaign and Russia. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption […]

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held ‘in China spying case’

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held ‘in China spying case’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Jerry Chun Shing Lee began working for the CIA in 1994, the US justice department says A former CIA officer has been arrested in the US on charges of unlawful retention of classified information. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, a naturalised US citizen, was held at New York’s JFK airport on […]

Dylan Farrow to discuss Woody Allen assault claim in first TV interview

Dylan Farrow to discuss Woody Allen assault claim in first TV interview

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Allen has never been prosecuted over Farrow’s claim he assaulted her in 1992 Dylan Farrow will appear on US TV on Thursday to talk about her sexual assault claim against Woody Allen. “I am credible and I am telling the truth,” Farrow will be heard saying in her first […]

YouTube toughens advert payment rules

YouTube toughens advert payment rules

Image copyright Reuters Image caption YouTube creators will need to have more than 1,000 subscribers to earn money YouTube is introducing tougher requirements for video publishers who want to make money from its platform. In addition, it has said staff will manually review all clips before they are added to a premium service that pairs […]

Larry Nassar case: Victims confront ‘repulsive’ predator

Larry Nassar case: Victims confront ‘repulsive’ predator

Media captionWomen abused by Larry Nassar confront him in court A former babysitter who was abused by ex-Team USA gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar has told him in court: “You are a repulsive liar.” Kyle Stephens was the first of nearly 100 women to testify against the 54-year-old this week as he is sentenced. People […]