Senate candidate Roy Moore’s accuser: I was a 14-year-old child

Image copyright Family photo Image caption Leigh Corfman with her mother, Nancy Wells, around 1979 in an undated family photo A woman who says Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore abused her when she was a 14-year-old girl has described the alleged encounter. Leigh Corfman told NBC News that Mr Moore, then a 32-year-old prosecutor, “seduced” […]

Senator Al Franken accused of misconduct by second woman

Image copyright CNN/Lindsay Menz A second woman has accused Democratic Senator Al Franken of inappropriately touching her, alleging it happened during his time in office. Lindsay Menz, 33, told CNN that Mr Franken “grabbed my butt” as they posed for a photo at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010. In a statement, the ex-comedian said […]

Trump blasts ‘ungrateful’ dad of UCLA player released by police

Image copyright MANDEL NGAN A debate is taking place on social media over whether the father of a basketball player detained in China should acknowledge the US president’s efforts in his son’s release. Days after three US athletes were released from detention in China on shoplifting charges, Donald Trump has lashed out at the father […]

US warship and Japanese tug collide in latest incident

Image copyright US Navy Image caption The US Navy says the warship “remains at sea under her own power” A US warship has sustained minor damage after a collision with a Japanese tug off central Japan, the US Navy says. The commercial tug lost propulsion and drifted into the guided-missile destroyer, the USS Benfold, during […]

David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family star suffers organ failure

David Cassidy: Ex-Partridge Family star suffers organ failure

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption David Cassidy was a teen idol in the 1970s Former The Partridge Family star and singer David Cassidy, 67, is ill in hospital but is reported to be conscious, after suffering multiple organ failure earlier this week. A spokeswoman said he was admitted to hospital in Fort Lauderdale on […]

Lena Dunham sorry for comment on writer accused of sexual assault

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Lena Dunham was the star of Girls on HBO Girls star Lena Dunham has apologised for supporting a writer on the show who has been accused of sexual assault. Los Angeles police are investigating the accusation made against Murray Miller by actress Aurora Perrineau. Ms Dunham initially said she […]

US nuclear chief would resist ‘illegal’ presidential strike order

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gen John Hyten (left): “If you execute an unlawful order, you will go to jail.” The top nuclear commander in the US says he would resist any “illegal” presidential order to launch a strike. Air Force Gen John Hyten, said as head of the US Strategic Command he provided […]

US nuclear chief to resist ‘illegal’ presidential strike order

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gen John Hyten (left): “If you execute an unlawful order, you will go to jail.” The top nuclear commander in the US says he would resist any “illegal” presidential order to launch a strike. Air Force Gen John Hyten, said as head of the US Strategic Command he provided […]

US warship collides with Japanese tug in latest incident

Image copyright US Navy Image caption The US Navy says the warship “remains at sea under her own power” A US warship has sustained minor damage after a collision with a Japanese tug off central Japan, the US Navy says. The commercial tug lost propulsion and drifted into the guided-missile destroyer, the USS Benfold, during […]

Trump puts elephant trophy imports on hold

Image copyright SPL Image caption The US Fish and Wildlife Service argues hunting “will enhance the survival of the African elephant” President Donald Trump has suspended the import of elephant hunting trophies, only a day after a ban was relaxed by his administration. Imports of trophies from elephants legally hunted in Zambia and Zimbabwe had […]

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