Brian Williams, the anchor of NBC`s top-rated "Nightly News" program, has been suspended without pay for six months after admitting last week that a story he told about coming under fire while on a helicopter during the Iraq war was not true, the network said on Tuesday.
NBC launched an internal probe on Friday into top-rated "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams` debunked claim that he was aboard a helicopter that was downed by a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) during the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Veteran journalist Brian Williams, the popular host of NBC`s nightly prime time newscast, has apologised after admitting that he made up the story he told about travelling in a helicopter that was attacked during the 2003 Iraq invasion.
The upcoming second edition of the National Biodiversity Congress (NBC) will see a lot of light thrown on the most keenly debated topic of biodiversity's access and benefit sharing (ABS), an expert said here.
Former U.S. spy agency contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked details of massive U.S. intelligence-gathering programs, said in a U.S. TV interview he "was trained as a spy" and had worked undercover overseas for U.S. government agencies.
American television network NBC was forced to apologize for showing an ill-timed advertisement featuring a monkey doing gymnastics, right after African origin Gabby Douglas won a gold medal for the US in gymnastics, sparking racism fears.