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Sen Flake: Trump using Stalin’s words to attack press

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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. Mr Bannon had been called to […]

Ex-CIA officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee held ‘for helping China’

Image copyright Reuters 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

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

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 […]

Police Academy director Hugh Wilson dies

Police Academy director Hugh Wilson dies

Image copyright Picture Perfect/REX/Shutterstock Image caption Wilson started out as a writer before turning to directing Hugh Wilson, the director of the first Police Academy film and the creator of US sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati, has died aged 74. Born in Miami in 1943, his other films include The First Wives Club, Guarding Tess and […]

Trump Russia: Bannon ‘ordered to testify to grand jury’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Bannon (centre) attended a House Intelligence Committee closed door meeting on Tuesday Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury, US media report. He was reportedly subpoenaed by former FBI director Robert Mueller, who is leading an […]

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 […]

Trump Russia: Bannon ‘ordered to testify to grand jury’

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Steve Bannon (centre) attended a House Intelligence Committee closed door meeting on Tuesday Steve Bannon, former chief strategist to US President Donald Trump, has been summoned to testify before a grand jury, US media report. He was reportedly subpoenaed by former FBI director Robert Mueller, who is leading an […]

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 […]