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Putin: Trump opponents harm US with ‘invented’ Russia scandal

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Putin has been giving his marathon annual news conference in Moscow Russia’s president has accused opponents of his US counterpart Donald Trump of harming the US by “inventing stories” about contacts with Russia. At his annual news conference, Vladimir Putin said contacts between the Trump team and Russian officials […]

Morgan Spurlock admits sexual misconduct

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Morgan Spurlock made his name with the documentary Super Size Me, which looked at the effects of eating fast food US documentary film-maker Morgan Spurlock has publicly confessed to a history of sexual misconduct, referring to himself as “part of the problem”. Spurlock, who made the hit film Super […]

Joe Biden comforts John McCain’s daughter over cancer

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Biden says he is a long-time friend of Mr McCain despite the political divide Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has offered comfort and advice to Meghan McCain over the health of her father, US Republican Senator John McCain, during a TV talk show. Mr Biden’s son died of the […]

Kentucky politician takes his own life after sex assault allegation

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Johnson posted what appeared to be a suicide note on Facebook shortly before his death Dan Johnson, a Republican politician in Kentucky who was accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, has died in an apparent suicide. Mr Johnson, 57, denied the allegation. He died of a single gunshot wound […]

Alabama election: Democrat Jones defeats Roy Moore in Senate upset

Media captionWhat the Alabama upset will mean for Donald Trump’s agenda Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama, after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican […]

Roy Moore defeat: Democrat Doug Jones wins in Alabama Senate upset

Media captionDoug Jones: “We have shown America the way” Doug Jones has become the first Democrat in 25 years to win a US Senate seat for Alabama after a bitter campaign against Republican Roy Moore. His unexpected victory deals a blow to President Donald Trump, who backed Mr Moore, and narrows the Republican majority in […]

Alabama upset: What Jones victory over Moore means for Trump

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Alabama Senate election: Roy Moore faces verdict of voters

Media captionRoy Moore’s skittish escape on horseback The polls have closed in Alabama, where a firebrand Republican conservative is battling for a Senate seat against a Democrat hoping for a huge upset. President Donald Trump’s populist brand will be tested after he backed Roy Moore, who denies allegations of sexual misconduct with teenage girls. Much […]

Trump accused of ‘slut shaming’ Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Media captionSenator Gillibrand responds to President Trump’s tweet US President Donald Trump has been accused of trying to “slut shame” a female senator who demanded he quit over sexual misconduct claims. Mr Trump claimed Kirsten Gillibrand had come “begging” to him for donations and “would do anything” for cash. Senator Elizabeth Warren said Mr Trump […]

Trump accused of ‘slut shaming’ Senator Kirsten Gillibrand

Media captionSenator Gillibrand responds to President Trump’s tweet US President Donald Trump has been accused of trying to “slut shame” a female senator who demanded he quit over sexual misconduct claims. Mr Trump claimed Kirsten Gillibrand had come “begging” to him for donations and “would do anything” for cash. Senator Elizabeth Warren said Mr Trump […]