Sputnik staff were surprised to get free publicity from HBO's show based on sacked FBI Director James Comey's fanciful memoirs of the 2016 US election - because the network hadn't bothered to fact-check or even contact the news site before writing it into the script.
Katharina Zammit, better known Kitty Schmidt, ran the famous Salon Kitty brothel in Berlin during the Nazi era. Senior officers in Hitler's counter-intelligence service blackmailed her into letting them spy on clients by using hidden microphones placed in the bedrooms.
The Lincoln Project, founded last year by a group of current and former Republican strategists, is trying to thwart Donald Trump’s chances of winning the upcoming presidential election. Last week it was reported that at least 15 billionaires or their spouses have donated to the political action committee.
Earlier this week, Texas became the 11th US state to join the Justice Department’s antitrust lawsuit against Google over the Internet giant’s alleged abuse of online search dominance.
The Royal Thames Yacht Club of Knightsbridge, London, is the world’s oldest operational yacht club. Past commodores include a number of monarchs from the Royal Family. Andrew was gifted the position as commodore by The Queen in 2015 in celebration of his 55th birthday.
Roughly 8,000 people took part in 16 unauthorised opposition protests throughout Belarus last Sunday, which marked the 11th week of opposition rallies since the country's presidential poll on 9 August.
A day before, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan stressed that Ankara won't be holding any consultations with the US regarding tests of the air defence systems.
According to the emergency services' updated statement, ten crew members have been rescued after their vessel caught fire in the Sea of Azov.