Quotes of the week
"Nothing in our article has had the slightest effect on the reputation that Mr Trump, through his own words and actions, has already created for himself." The New York Times sticking by its story of alleged sexual assaults by Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for the US presidency, who denies them.
"These vicious claims about me, of inappropriate conduct with women, are totally and absolutely false. And the Clintons know it. My accusers are horrible people. They're horrible, horrible liars." Donald Trump.
"Hysterics have been whipped up to distract the attention of the American people from the essence of what the hackers released... For some reason, nobody talks about this. They talk about who did it. Is it really that important?" Russian President Vladimir Putin on the email row over Hillary Clinton, Democrat candidate in the US presidential election.