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Larry Nassar (right) with his defence lawyer Matt Newberg during the sentencing phase in Ingham County Circuit Court, Michigan, on January 24th, 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

They rose, one by one, to take the stand at a small courthouse in suburban Michigan. In a week-long sentencing hearing more than 150 women told their (...)

US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley and President Donald Trump: “I know that he was elected. But, you know, women should always feel comfortable coming forward. And we should all be willing to listen to them.” Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

A senior member of the Trump administration said on Sunday that women who accuse the president of sexual harassment or assault “should be heard”. Nik(...)

Senator  Al Franken (centre) and his wife Franni Bryson with others:   Mr  Franken will be resigning after being accused of sexual harassment. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty

Alan Simpson was appalled by the injustice of it all. Back in 1991, during the incendiary Anita Hill-Clarence Thomas hearings, the salty Republican s(...)

Al Franken walks away from the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on Thursday, with his wife, Franni Bryson, after he announced his resignation as senator. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Democratic senator Al Franken bowed to pressure and announced his resignation from the US Senate on Thursday, becoming the second Democratic politicia(...)

Democratic senator from Minnesota Al Franken has said he would co-operate with a senate ethics investigation into his behaviour. Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

Half of the Democrats in the US Senate on Wednesday called for fellow party member senator Al Franken of Minnesota to resign after new allegations of (...)

Special counsel Robert Mueller reportedly ordered Deutsche Bank to hand over account information related to US president Donald Trump. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Special counsel Robert Mueller has secured account information relating to Donald Trump from his long-time lender Deutsche Bank, several media outlets(...)

 British prime minister Theresa May was lambasted by  US president Donald Trump for criticising his sharing of anti-Muslim videos by the far-right group Britain First. Photograph: AFP/ Getty images

US president Donald Trump reignited the controversy over his move to share anti-Muslim videos on social media, as he lambasted British prime minister (...)

 Matt Lauer on the set of the “Today” show in New York. NBC News fired the longtime host for “inappropriate sexual behaviour.” Photograph: Nathan Congleton/NBC via AP

Americans woke on Wednesday morning to the news that NBC anchor Matt Lauer had been fired by his network over allegations of inappropriate sexual beha(...)

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the White House “didn’t try to knock the story down. We asked them to tell the truth”. Photograph: Getty

Donald Trump’s chief of staff asked the FBI to deny media reports that campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents dur(...)

Angela Merkel’s top foreign affairs and intelligence advisers will quiz officials in Washington today over the activities of US spies in Germany. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Angela Merkel’s top foreign affairs and intelligence advisers will quiz officials in Washington today over the activities of US spies in Germany, inc(...)