US drill instructor guilty of abuse after Muslim’s suicide

US drill instructor guilty of abuse after Muslim’s suicide

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Drill sergeant inspects troops at Parris Island A US Marine drill instructor has been found guilty of physically abusing boot camp recruits, including three Muslim trainees, one of whom killed himself. A military jury convicted Gunnery Sgt Joseph Felix, 33, of cruelty, maltreatment and other charges. The abuse was […]

Five women accuse Louis CK of misconduct

Five women accuse Louis CK of misconduct

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Louis CK’s planned appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has also been cancelled US comedian Louis CK’s movie premiere has been cancelled hours before the screening as five women levelled sexual misconduct allegations against him. Four of the accusers told the New York Times he had masturbated during […]

Louis CK: Five women accuse US comic of sexual misconduct

Louis CK: Five women accuse US comic of sexual misconduct

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Louis CK’s planned appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert has also been cancelled US comedian Louis CK’s movie premiere has been cancelled hours before the screening as five women levelled sexual misconduct allegations against him. Four of the accusers told the New York Times he had masturbated during […]

Roy Moore: Alabama Senate candidate denies child sex abuse

Roy Moore: Alabama Senate candidate denies child sex abuse

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Roy Moore’s victory sent shockwaves through Washington’s Republican establishment An Alabama candidate for the US Senate is denying allegations that he sexually abused a 14-year-old girl. Roy Moore, a Republican firebrand, said claims that he preyed on a teenager while he was a 32-year-old prosecutor were “completely false”. Leigh Corfman […]

‘Embarrassing’ car insurance photo gaffe shared online

‘Embarrassing’ car insurance photo gaffe shared online

Image copyright Alyssa Stringfellow When Alyssa Stringfellow from Arkansas, US, tried to get insured on her grandmother’s car it seems she got a bit mixed up by the details requested. Instead of sending pictures of her car, Alyssa sent the insurers side and front photos of herself. The 25-year-old teacher was left red-faced when the […]

Justice Dept may seek CNN sale for merger

Justice Dept may seek CNN sale for merger

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AT&T boss Randall Stephenson and Time Warner bossJeffrey Bewkes (R) at a conference in California last year. The Trump administration has reportedly demanded sale of assets such as CNN before it would approve an $85bn (£65bn) Time Warner and AT&T merger. Reports of the negotiations came as an AT&T […]

Corey Feldman reports child abuse claims to police

Corey Feldman reports child abuse claims to police

Image copyright Ben Horton Image caption “I can name six names, one of them who is still very powerful today,” Feldman said recently Eighties child star Corey Feldman has filed a report with police after vowing to expose an alleged paedophile ring in Hollywood. Los Angeles Police Department confirmed they are launching an investigation after […]

Obama reports for jury duty in Chicago and is dismissed

Obama reports for jury duty in Chicago and is dismissed

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Obama was greeting by crowds of supporters Former US President Barack Obama has turned up for jury duty at a Chicago courthouse, but was dismissed by the judge without being called on to serve. Crowds thronged the Daley Center municipal building to catch a glimpse of the 44th US […]

US asks for CNN sale amid review of AT&T-Time Warner deal

US asks for CNN sale amid review of AT&T-Time Warner deal

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption AT&T boss Randall Stephenson and Time Warner bossJeffrey Bewkes (R) at a conference in California last year. The US, in reviewing a planned $85bn merger between Time Warner and AT&T, has proposed the sale of assets such as CNN as a condition for approval. Reports of the negotiations came […]

Ex-news anchor says Spacey groped her son

Ex-news anchor says Spacey groped her son

Media caption‘To Kevin Spacey: Shame on you for what you did to my son’ New allegations of sexual harassment and predatory behaviour towards men and women by Kevin Spacey have emerged. The claims, spanning from the mid-1980s to 2016, raise further questions about the US actor’s conduct in the decades he worked in Hollywood and […]