Stories tagged: resignation
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Saad Hariri returned to Lebanon late Tuesday for the first time since he stunned his country by announcing from Saudi Arabia that he was quitting as prime minister more than …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 4:33 p.m.
Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe resigned as president with immediate effect Tuesday after 37 years in power, shortly after parliament began impeachment proceedings against him.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017, 4:56 p.m.
Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe defied calls to quit Sunday, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings this week …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Hillary Clinton is mocking Fox News for “always talking” about her as if she’d won the presidency.
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:42 p.m.
The director of Puerto Rico’s power company has resigned amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
BEIRUT – French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited Saad Hariri and his family to come to France after the Lebanese prime minister’s surprise resignation earlier this month, amid allegations …
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
The sheriff of a northwestern Montana county has resigned in a dispute with county commissioners over funding for the county jail.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
Kentucky’s former Republican House speaker has been hospitalized days after resigning his leadership position amid sexual harassment allegations.
Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Renaissance Technologies’ Robert Mercer plans to step down as co-chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, as he tries to distance himself from controversy over his political ties to associates of …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 11:17 a.m.
Leaders at the Washington state House have acknowledged that a state representative who resigned in the middle of the 2011 legislative session was forced out because of allegations of inappropriate …
Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 9:33 p.m.
A three-term Idaho state lawmaker involved in an active criminal investigation resigned from office Thursday.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Republican Rep. Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania, an anti-abortion lawmaker who allegedly urged his mistress to have an abortion when he thought she was pregnant, is resigning from Congress.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:59 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s health secretary resigned Friday, after his costly travel triggered investigations that overshadowed the administration’s agenda and angered his boss. Tom Price’s regrets and partial repayment couldn’t save …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
A Pittsburgh-area volunteer fire chief has lost his post after using a racial slur to describe Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
The director of a Portland area health department retired weeks after she directed a manager who is black to step down, which resulted in allegations of systemic racism in the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 9:01 a.m.
A descendant of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee is stepping down as pastor of a North Carolina church after negative reactions to his comments supporting racial justice activists on an …
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Pandora announced that chief executive and co-founder Tim Westergren will step down from his position and his seat on the board. The company named Chief Financial Officer Naveen Chopra as …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 15, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Ousted Spokane street director writing reports on improving city streets while officials determine future
Mark Serbousek is preparing reports for Public Works Director Scott Simmons on how things could be performed differently in the streets department, a city spokeswoman said Wednesday. Serbousek was relieved …
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:28 a.m.
Director of National Intelligence James R. Clapper Jr. said Thursday that he has submitted his letter of resignation to President Barack Obama, cementing his long-declared plan to leave his job …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 8:16 p.m.
The Seattle Police Officers’ Guild board of directors has voted to remove outgoing president Ron Smith before his resignation takes effect at the end of the month. Smith announced his …
Mon., March 14, 2016, 9:12 a.m.
The Breitbart News reporter allegedly roughed up last week at a Donald Trump press conference has resigned from the conservative website, saying that she can’t work for an organization that …
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, 3:32 p.m.
State officials say the assistant attorney general who advised Corrections officials they didn’t need to recalculate prisoners’ sentences after discovering a sentencing software error has stepped down.
Wed., Dec. 16, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
Jeremy Jeske, 44, remains an accredited law enforcement agent in Washington state despite resigning after being confronted with lies in an investigation involving fraudulent vehicle inspections.
Wed., Sept. 10, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Marriya Wright resigned Wednesday in the wake of allegations she aided a wanted felon elude capture.
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012, 7:59 a.m.
SPIRIT LAKE, Idaho — Spirit Lake’s police chief has resigned and two other officers were disciplined over an inappropriate conversation at work.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2012
Spokane Valley Fire commissioner Monte Nesbitt announced his resignation this week after the firefighters union raised questions about his residency. Nesbitt, who is currently the chairman of the commission, read …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2012, 7:58 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has resigned from the House with a standing ovation from her colleagues, more than a year after she was gravely wounded by a would-be …
Thu., Jan. 20, 2011
Spokane Valley City Councilwoman Rose Dempsey announced Wednesday that she is resigning her seat on the council effective Friday. Her decision comes after a contentious council meeting Tuesday night where …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2009
Fire District 8 commissioners plan to review procedures Sept. 8 for replacing Commissioner Jonathan Ferraiuolo, who will step down Monday. Ferraiuolo announced his resignation at the district’s Aug. 4 meeting.
Thu., June 18, 2009
Spokane Valley City Councilman Steve Taylor announced Tuesday that he will resign June 30 to become city administrator of Connell, Wash. Taylor, 33, has been on the council since Spokane …