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’

Media captionDylan Farrow: “Why shouldn’t I want to bring him down?” 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 what is her first TV interview, Farrow says […]

Turpin: Shackled California siblings ‘victims of torture’

Turpin: Shackled California siblings ‘victims of torture’

Media captionPolice chief: ‘I would call that torture’ Police say 13 siblings who were found malnourished, some of them shackled, in a California home were torture victims. Riverside County Sheriff’s office said the mother was “perplexed” when officers came to rescue the siblings, who are aged two to 29. Investigators said they had had no […]

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

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

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 […]

Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed ‘over 20 times’

Ivy League student Blaze Bernstein knifed ‘over 20 times’

Image copyright OC Sheriff Image caption Blaze Bernstein’s body was found days after he was due to return to university An Ivy League college student was reportedly stabbed nearly two dozen times by a high school friend after making a sexual advance on him. Samuel Woodward, 20, was arrested after DNA belonging to Blaze Bernstein […]

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