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Harvey Weinstein released on $1m bail over rape and abuse charges

Media captionAs Harvey Weinstein turns himself in, an accuser, Rose McGowan, reacts Former Hollywood film mogul Harvey Weinstein has been released on $1m (£751,000) bail after being charged in New York with rape and sexual abuse. Mr Weinstein, 66, also agreed to wear a GPS tracker and to surrender his passport after turning himself in […]

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape following New York arrest

Media captionHarvey Weinstein turns himself in Former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has been charged in New York with rape and several counts of sexual abuse stemming from two separate accusers. Mr Weinstein turned himself in to police in the city earlier in the day. Dozens of women have made allegations against the 66-year-old, including rape […]

Armed bystanders gun down Oklahoma City restaurant shooter

Image copyright Google Maps Image caption The restaurant near Lake Hefner in Oklahoma City where the shooting took place Police have praised two armed bystanders after they shot and killed a gunman who opened fire on diners at a restaurant in the US state of Oklahoma. Oklahoma City police said four victims were injured on […]

‘Wolf-like’ creature shot on Montana ranch puzzles experts

Image copyright Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Image caption Bizarre theories have circulated online that it could be a werewolf or relative of Bigfoot US wildlife experts are baffled by a “wolf-like” animal that was killed by a Montana farmer. The rancher near the town of Denton shot the creature last week when it came […]

Mussels test positive for opioids in Seattle’s Puget Sound

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists at the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife have found that mussels in Seattle’s waters are testing positive for opioids. The finding suggests “a lot of people” are taking oxycodone in the Puget Sound, researchers say. Scientists used mussels as a way to test pollution in Seattle’s waters and […]

North Korea ready to talk ‘at any time’ with Donald Trump

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were set to meet in Singapore on 12 June North Korea has said it is still willing to talk “at any time in any form” after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision […]

North Korea ready to talk ‘at any time’ with Donald Trump

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un were set to meet in Singapore on 12 June North Korea has said it is still willing to talk “at any time in any form” after US President Donald Trump abruptly cancelled his meeting with Kim Jong-un. Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision […]

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea ‘hostility’

Media captionTrump: “US military is ready if necessary” US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” from the North. He said it was possible a meeting could still take place but warned North Korea against committing “foolish” acts. The summit aimed to rid […]

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea ‘hostility’

Media captionTrump: “US military is ready if necessary” US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying the world had “lost a great opportunity for lasting peace”. He said his decision was because of “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent North Korean statement. The summit aimed to […]

Woman fights off grizzly bear, then walks to safety

Image copyright Amber Kornak/Facebook A 28-year-old woman walked away with a fractured skull after managing to fight off a grizzly bear in the US state of Montana. Amber Kornak had just started her dream job researching the fearsome animals when she was mauled by one on a remote mountain range this month. She managed to […]

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