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UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 20, 2018, 10:36 a.m.

Senior Wapato police officers warn city residents about actions that forced their resignations

Three senior Wapato police officers have resigned, citing “personal ethical standards and conscience.”


Kerry Perry quits as president of scandal-hit USA Gymnastics

Kerry Perry has resigned as president of USA Gymnastics. The announcement comes days after the United States Olympic Committee questioned the direction of the organization under Perry’s leadership. Perry has …


Nation’s top student loan official resigns

The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday, citing what he says is the White House’s open hostility toward protecting the nation’s …


PepsiCo’s Indra Nooyi latest high-profile female CEO to exit

With Indra Nooyi exiting PepsiCo as its longtime chief executive, the circle of CEOs in the Fortune 500 is losing one of its highest profile women.


‘I will be resigning’ says lawmaker who shouted slur on TV

A Georgia lawmaker says “I will be resigning” after he exposed himself and yelled racial slurs on provocateur Sacha Baron Cohen’s cable TV show, according to a letter the Republican …


Homeland Security advisory council members resign over immigration policies

Four members of a Homeland Security advisory council have resigned in protest over the Trump administration’s immigration policies, citing the “morally repugnant” practice of separating immigrant families at the border.


UPDATED: Mon., July 9, 2018, 10:40 a.m.

Boris Johnson quits UK government in mounting Brexit crisis

British Prime Minister Theresa May dug in her heels Monday after the resignation of two top government ministers over Brexit negotiations whipped up a storm that threatened to topple her …


UPDATED: Thu., July 5, 2018, 3:53 p.m.

Scandal-plagued EPA Administrator Pruitt resigns

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday amid ethics investigations of outsized security spending, first-class flights and a sweetheart condo lease.


Why a teacher carried her 2-year-old up to Scott Pruitt’s restaurant table and asked him to resign

We can only speculate what Scott Pruitt thinks about when he eats lunch. But he looked relaxed at his table at Teaism on Monday afternoon – exactly 500 days into …


School board member resigns after making slur against tribe

A school board member resigned earlier this month after making statements on social media that insulted Native Americans.


Intel CEO out after consensual relationship with employee

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigned after the company learned of what it called his consensual relationship with an employee.


Pope begins purge in Chilean church over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis accepted the resignations Monday of the bishop at the center of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal and two other priests, launching a purge of the Catholic Church in …


Howard Schultz may be retiring, but Starbucks boardroom door remains open with rare privileges

Howard Schultz may be taking off the green apron, but the strings tying him to Starbucks won’t be fully severed, according to new regulatory filings.


David Koch is leaving Koch Industries, stepping down from Americans for Prosperity

David Koch, one of the two billionaire brothers at the helm of the powerful conservative political network, is retiring from his family’s conglomerate, Koch Industries, and stepping down as chairman …


Prosecutor dropping computer tampering case against Greitens

One of two criminal cases against Missouri Gov Eric Greitens will be dismissed, now that the Republican governor has announced his resignation, St. Louis’ top prosecutor said Wednesday.


Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Wednesday that its top lawyer is stepping down over a deal to hire U.S. President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, as a consultant.


UK interior minister quits over growing immigration scandal

Britain’s interior minister resigned Sunday amid a scandal over authorities’ mistreatment of long-term U.K. residents wrongly caught up in a government drive to reduce illegal immigration.


Armenian leader resigns, says to protesters: ‘I was wrong’

Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan resigned unexpectedly Monday to quell massive anti-government protests over what critics feared was his effort to seize power for life.


Swedish king: Nobel trouble can be ‘seriously damaging’

The resignation of three members from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize is “deeply unfortunate and risk seriously damaging” the body’s “important activities,” Sweden’s king said Wednesday.


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:49 p.m.

Day after Bolton takes over, homeland security aide is out

President Donald Trump’s homeland security adviser is resigning in the latest White House departure.


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:37 a.m.

John Dowd, lead Trump lawyer in Russia probe, leaves team

President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer in the special counsel’s Russia investigation has resigned amid a shake-up of the president’s team, an exit that removes the primary negotiator and legal strategist …


UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 7:46 p.m.

Peru’s president offers resignation amid political turmoil

Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a fast-moving political drama playing out just three weeks before …


U.S. ambassador to Mexico to resign, amid strained relations

The U.S. ambassador to Mexico is resigning from her post this spring, amid strained relations between the two countries.


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 28, 2018, 6:48 p.m.

White House Communications Director Hope Hicks resigning

White House communications director Hope Hicks, one of President Donald Trump’s most trusted and longest-serving aides, abruptly announced her resignation Wednesday, leaving a void around a president who values loyalty …


Ethiopia’s prime minister submits resignation after protests

Ethiopia’s prime minister announced Thursday he has submitted a resignation letter after the worst anti-government protests in a quarter-century, saying he hoped the surprise decision would help planned reforms succeed …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 14, 2018, 7:42 p.m.

South African President Zuma resigns in televised address

South African President Jacob Zuma resigned Wednesday in a televised address to the nation, ending a turbulent tenure marred by corruption scandals that sapped the popularity of the ruling African …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 3:06 p.m.

Dutch foreign minister quits after lying about Putin meeting

The Dutch foreign affairs minister has resigned, a day after admitting that he lied about attending a meeting hosted by Russian President Vladimir Putin more than a decade ago.


Oregon lawmaker resigns amid groping allegations

An Oregon state senator resigned after an investigation determined he had harassed women in the Capitol building with prolonged hugging, groping and other unwelcome physical contact.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 3:33 p.m.

CDC director resigns over financial conflicts

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention resigned Wednesday over financial conflicts of interest involving her investments in health care businesses.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Richardson resigns from Rohingya refugee panel

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson has resigned from an advisory panel on the massive Rohingya refugee crisis, calling it a “whitewash and a cheerleading operation” for Myanmar leader Aung …