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Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger Resigns from Apple's Board

Walt Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger resigned from Apple’s board, severing a yearslong connection between the two companies as they prepare to launch competing video-streaming services....

Disney Chief Executive Robert Iger Resigns from Apple's Board

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Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10. (Reporting b...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from his Apple board seat Enlarge / Disney CEO and former Apple board member Bob Iger. (credit: DC Comics/Creative Commons) Disney CEO Bob Iger has sat on Apple's board since 2011, but that tenure came to an end this month, according to a SEC filing Apple made on Friday. Th...
17:32, 09/16/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board ahead of TV+ launch Bob Iger, the long-time Disney CEO, has resigned from Apple's board of directors. Apple made the announcement on Friday in an SEC filing, where it revealed that Iger stepped down on September 10th -- which happens to be the day the company share...
19:16, 09/14/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms Apple Inc said on Friday Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the two companies prepare to take each other on head-to-head in the streaming television business....
16:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns from Apple board as TV battle looms Apple Inc said https://www.sec.gov/ix?doc=/Archives/edgar/data/320193/000032019319000093/a8-kseptember201991019.htm on Friday that Walt Disney Co Chief Executive Officer Bob Iger had resigned from the company's board of directors on Sept. 10 as the t...
23:00, 09/13/2019

Disney CEO Robert Iger departs Apple's board with video streaming showdown looming Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger has stepped down from Apple's board as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services.       ...
02:32, 09/14/2019

Iger Departs Board of Apple, Disney’s New Streaming Competitor Robert A. Iger, Disney’s chief executive and chairman, had been on the board since 2011. But both companies will debut streaming services next month....
04:00, 09/14/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger departs Apple’s board with video showdown looming SAN FRANCISCO — Walt Disney Co. CEO Robert Iger has stepped down from Apple’s board of directors as the two companies prepare to launch competing video streaming services aimed at market leader Netflix. Apple disclosed Iger’s departure in...
20:00, 09/13/2019

CEO Bob Iger doesn't think Disney is too reliant on 'Star Wars' Disney's CEO Bob Iger is confident the company's $1 billion investment in its new "Star Wars" theme parks will be a boon not only for its park division, but the beloved sci-fi franchise, too....
16:00, 05/29/2019

Disney CEO Bob Iger Says Georgia’s Abortion Ban Will Make It ‘Very Difficult’ to Work There Walt Disney’s CEO Bob Iger said the company would find it difficult to continue filming in Georgia if the state’s controversial abortion ban takes effect, Reuters reports. “I rather doubt we will,” Iger said when asked if Disn...
04:16, 05/30/2019

Bob Iger: Disney, Apple may have merged if Steve Jobs were alive It’s the kind of merger that could only be dreamt up in the Magic Kingdom. Disney CEO Bob Iger believes he may have merged with Apple if the late Steve Jobs were still around. “I believe that if Steve were still alive, we would have combined ou...
23:32, 09/18/2019

14 years, 4 acquisitions, 1 Bob Iger: How Disney's CEO revitalized an iconic American brand Over the course of CEO Bob Iger's tenure, Disney has acquired Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm and, most recently, 20th Century Fox. The first three acquisitions alone have earned Disney more than $33.8 billion at the global box office....
10:16, 08/06/2019

Disney's Iger on earnings miss and company's role in streaming wars Disney CEO Bob Iger discusses his company's earnings announcement, the integration of recently-purchased assets, cord cutting and where he sees Disney headed in the next few years....
17:16, 08/07/2019

Top Emirates airline executive resigns after dip in profits DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chief commercial officer at Emirates, the Middle East’s largest airline, has resigned after profits dipped to their lowest level in years. Emirates on Sunday confirmed Thierry Antinori’s resignation....
09:32, 05/12/2019

Executive director of gay Republican group resigns after Trump endorsement NBC NEWS – The executive director of the Log Cabin Republicans is the latest official to resign from the conservative LGBTQ group after it recently endorsed President Donald Trump for re-election. Less than a year after after she became the fir...
02:32, 08/28/2019

Robert Bernstein, top publishing executive, dead at 96 NEW YORK (AP) — Robert L. Bernstein, an eminent publishing executive at Random House and a human rights activist, has died at 96. Bernstein died Monday in Manhattan after a brief illness, according to his son, Peter Bernstein. The tall, sandy-haired ...
10:32, 05/28/2019

Gimelstob resigns from ATP board, week after case sentencing Justin Gimelstob resigns from ATP board of directors, a little more than a week after pleading no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking former friend        ...
11:00, 05/01/2019

Roche reshuffles board, executive posts Swiss drugmaker Roche on Tuesday announced changes to its board and executive leadership as longtime director Peter Voser stepped down to concentrate on his expanded duties at engineering group ABB....
22:48, 06/10/2019

Dem governor's elections board appointee resigns over sex joke told at convention A lengthy joke about cows, sex and women apparently turned out to be no laughing matter in North Carolina this week. It has prompted the resignation of the chairman of the state’s elections board....
07:48, 07/31/2019

ABC board: secret shortlist of candidates ignored in favour of mining executive Exclusive: documents show Coalition government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures to appoint Vanessa GuthrieThe government passed over some of Australia’s most eminent cultural figures in order to appoint a mining executive...
20:16, 08/03/2019

Pete Brownell, who heads major supplier of firearms accessories, resigns from NRA board His departure, which Brownell said was driven by the demands of his business, comes as the gun-rights organization is mired in a controversy over spending....
23:48, 05/30/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares steps down ‘immediately’ and resigns from board Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steven Temares stepped down Monday, effective immediately, and Mary Winston will serve as interim CEO.        ...
09:32, 05/13/2019

Disney poaches Netflix film executive for streaming service Walt Disney Co said on Tuesday it had hired a top executive in Netflix Inc's original film division, Matt Brodlie, to lead international content development for its upcoming family-oriented streaming service called Disney+....
16:48, 06/25/2019

Disney Promotes Studio Executive Amid Box-Office Boom Walt Disney said it is shuffling the executive ranks at its film operation, elevating studio President Alan Bergman to help oversee a division behind Hollywood’s biggest hits....
16:32, 05/01/2019

Cuomo wants to bend rules for MTA board pick Robert Mujica Because Mujica lives in Columbia County near Albany, he is ineligible to serve on the MTA board under a statue stating that member must reside in the 12-county downstate region that the authority serves....
21:48, 06/16/2019

Christina Aguilera, Robert Downey Jr. hit Disney's D23 Expo It's time for a weekend of all things Disney! The annual convention kicked off Friday in Anaheim, Calif., with a ton of stars present.        ...
16:00, 08/23/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigns from board of alma mater Vassar College Author and former prosecutor Linda Fairstein -- facing a swarm of controversy over a Netflix series that examines a wrongful conviction in a high-profile rape case -- has resigned as a trustee of her alma mater....
08:00, 06/05/2019

Executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board defends proposed restructuring deal The executive director of Puerto Rico's Oversight Board is standing by the restructuring agreement with a portion of bondholders to address $35 billion of Puerto Rico's debt....
09:32, 06/17/2019

Disney CEO Exits Apple Board as Firms Become Streaming Rivals Disney chief Robert Iger resigned from Apple's board of directors as the companies are poised to launch rival online streaming services, according to a filing Friday with US regulators....
07:32, 09/14/2019

Audi U.S. chief Del Rosso resigns After less than half a year at the helm of Audi of America, President Mark Del Rosso has stepped down, effective immediately. He will be replaced on an interim basis by COO Cian O'Brien....
14:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules and revamping vehicle emission standards who came under scrutiny for ethics allegations, will step down in days, he said on Wednesday....
16:48, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. EPA air chief under ethics scrutiny resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant rules, revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, who was under scrutiny for ethics allegations, is stepping down June 30, the agency said on Wed...
11:00, 06/26/2019

Bed Bath & Beyond Chief Executive Steps Down Bed Bath & Beyond said Steven Temares has stepped down as chief executive and a member of the board as a group of activist shareholders continues to press for changes at the retailer....
06:48, 05/13/2019

IranAir appoints new chief executive A new chief executive was appointed for Iran's state carrier IranAir in a cabinet meeting on Sunday, the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) reported....
00:16, 05/06/2019

"Criminals Better Than Colleagues": Jharkhand Congress Chief Resigns Jharkhand Pradesh Congress chief Ajoy Kumar quit his post on Friday, accusing some colleagues of indulging in corrupt practices and promoting their own interests over the party's and said "worst......
14:48, 08/09/2019

Donald Trump's intelligence chief Dan Coats resigns Dan Coats, who was tasked with overseeing the 17 US intelligence agencies, will leave his post. Coats' two-year tenure was marked by disagreements with President Trump on Russia and North Korea....
21:48, 07/28/2019

Australia's cybersecurity chief Alastair MacGibbon resigns MacGibbon's decision to resign at the "end of the electoral cycle" makes sense both organisationally and personally, especially given the potential for uncertainty ahead....
00:16, 05/06/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andreas Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning as party chief, raising the spectre that Germany’s embattled go...
02:32, 06/02/2019

Avis Budget Chief Executive to Depart Avis Budget is searching for a new leader after its chief executive said he would leave the rental-car company, which is adapting to dramatic shifts in the transportation sector....
13:16, 05/28/2019

Texas’ election chief resigns after voter citizenship flub AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The embattled Texas elections chief who questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 voters has resigned ahead of being forced out of office. Local media outlets report Secretary of State David Whitley submitted his resignat...
15:00, 05/27/2019

Accenture Picks Julie Sweet as Chief Executive The board of consulting company Accenture PLC has named Julie Sweet, the head of the company’s operations in North America, as its new chief executive....
17:32, 07/11/2019

Volkswagen names new chief executive at Tennessee plant CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — German auto maker Volkswagen has named a new chief executive at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Plant spokeswoman Amanda Plecas said in a phone interview Friday that Frank Fischer has been named the new CEO at the fac...
14:32, 05/24/2019

Ann Sarnoff Is Named Chief Executive of Warner Bros. WarnerMedia has tapped BBC Studios-Americas President Ann Sarnoff to become chief executive of Warner Bros. She will be the first woman to lead the iconic movie and television studio....
13:16, 06/24/2019

U.S. Soccer chief executive Flynn to step down next week Longtime U.S. Soccer Chief Executive and Secretary General Dan Flynn, who is credited with turning around the finances of the federation, will step down from his position on Sept. 16, the governing body said on Monday....
14:49, 09/09/2019

Do I want to work for that CEO? New rules show the gap between chief executive, worker pay Publicly owned companies now must reveal how wide a gulf exists between the compensation earned by average workers compared to their CEOs       ...
06:16, 07/08/2019

Puerto Rican chief financial officer resigns in chat scandal Puerto Rico’s chief financial officer has resigned following criticism of his participation in a profanity-laced chat used by government officials that has angered islanders and led to calls for the governor’s resignation...
15:00, 07/13/2019

Odisha Chief Minister Resigns From Bijepur Constituency, Retains Hinjili Odisha Chief Minister and BJD president Naveen Patnaik today resigned from Bijepur Assembly constituency and retained the Hinjli seat. Mr Patnaik sent his resignation as legislator from Bijepur......
11:00, 06/02/2019

Emirates chief commercial officer resigns after airline's profit dives Emirates Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori has resigned, a spokeswoman said on Sunday, days after the Gulf airline announced its weakest profit in a decade....
12:00, 05/12/2019

EU's outgoing chief executive welcomes 'true European' von der Leyen When the European Union's outgoing chief executive welcomed his replacement candidate, Germany's Ursula von der Leyen, on Thursday, his spokesman said they met as "true Europeans who have known each other for years."...
07:16, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive halts extradition bill After days of protests, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam has announced that the government will suspend its controversial extradition bill.        ...
12:32, 06/15/2019

R&A chief executive refuses to condone or condemn Portrush march • Martin Slumbers: ‘Our job is to respect the fact we are guests’• Saturday’s march an ‘unnecessary provocation’ says tourist firmThe R&A has refused to condemn a “celebration of marching bands” which is staging a three-hour show in Portrush on Satur...
13:32, 07/17/2019

Former Starbucks chief executive Howard Schultz announces he will not run for president Schultz, a billionaire, said in January that he was considering a nonpartisan bid, describing himself as a “centrist independent outside the two-party system.”...
08:16, 09/06/2019

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stock price....
12:00, 06/11/2019

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Is Disheartened, but No Successor Is in Sight Carrie Lam acknowledged that the protests had left her in turmoil, but vowed not to resign. Those close to Beijing say it would not let her even if she wanted to....
07:48, 09/03/2019

Lewis to step down as chief executive of All England Club in 2020 Former British Davis Cup player Richard Lewis said on Tuesday he will step down as chief executive of the All England Club at Wimbledon after next year's Championships....
08:32, 09/10/2019

Acting CBP chief John Sanders resigns amid reports over migrant treatment Acting U.S. Customs and Border Protection chief John Sanders told employees Tuesday he will resign, under pressure to address increasing numbers of migrants crossing the border and their conditions in custody....
18:00, 06/25/2019

Indian Youth Congress Chief Resigns, Takes "Responsibility" For Poll Loss Indian Youth Congress (IYC) president Keshav Chand Yadav on Saturday resigned from his post taking "full responsibility" of the party's defeat in the Lok Sabha elections....
19:16, 07/06/2019

Olympics: Japan's Yamashita appointed chief as Takeda resigns in graft probe The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) picked former Olympic judo champion Yasuhiro Yamashita as its new chief after the resignation of Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for suspected corruption related to the Tokyo 2020 bid....
04:48, 06/27/2019

Nissan's Infiniti names new design chief as another non-Japanese executive exits Nissan Motor Co's premium brand Infiniti said it has named Taisuke Nakamura as its new design chief, replacing Karim Habib who resigned from the post....
22:00, 08/25/2019

David Gallop to quit as Football Federation Australia chief executive Polarising figure to stand down at end of yearA-League is transitioning to independent competitionDavid Gallop will stand down as Football Federation Australia chief executive in December, signalling a new era for the game after the often polarising ...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Roche taps Lilly executive Garraway as chief medical officer Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding on Monday named Eli Lilly executive Levi Garraway to succeed Sandra Horning as chief medical officer and head of global product development....
09:48, 08/19/2019

Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa Bows To Pressure, To Quit As CEO On September 16 Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly overpaid and marking further upheaval at a company......
08:32, 09/09/2019

U.S. bank regulator to review Wells Fargo pick for chief executive The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will evaluate Wells Fargo's pick for its next chief executive, the regulator told Congress on Wednesday....
09:16, 05/15/2019

Vice-chief of defence staff resigns, citing plan Mark Norman was to replace him Lt. Gen. Paul Wynnyk said in a letter that he was informed of a plan for Mark Norman to return to his old job and replace him. That changed when he reached a settlement with Ottawa....
21:16, 07/09/2019

Tennessee House Speaker's Chief of Staff Resigns After He's Outed for Harassment, Drug Use, Racism Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff Cade Cothren has resigned after allegations that he sent sexually explicit text messages to former interns, lobbyists, and campaign staffers, according to USA Today’s Tennessean. Casada was also al...
21:16, 05/06/2019

Pfizer names former FDA chief Scott Gottlieb to its board Pfizer Inc said on Thursday it has named former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to its board of directors, effective immediately....
14:32, 06/27/2019

Surrey chief executive Richard Gould warns ECB to not forget about the appeal of T20 cricket After a second Vitality Blast sell-out this week for last night's win over Glamorgan, Surrey Chief Executive Richard Gould has urged the ECB not to forget county T20 cricket, which has "never been as popular" as it is now, when the Hundred is introdu...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Hong Kong On Brink, Protesters Unleash Travel Chaos: Chief Executive Lam Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters are close to creating a "very dangerous situation", the city's leader warned Monday as train travel and international flights in the global financial hub were......
00:16, 08/05/2019

Executive turnover at Kraft Heinz continues as chief marketing officer departs Kraft Heinz announced last month its long-time CEO, Bernardo Hees is stepping down on June 30 and will be replaced by former Ab InBev CMO, Miguel Patricio....
11:32, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam’s puzzling apology: Did Beijing blink? And, if so, why? On Sunday, another massive protest in Hong Kong rallied against chief executive Carrie Lam, demanding her to withdraw a controversial extradition bill and step down. Neither of those demands were met......
13:16, 06/18/2019

Chinese police arrest man who allegedly poured water over Baidu's chief executive Chinese authorities have detained a man in connection with an investigation of an incident in which a man poured a bottle of water over Robin Li, chief executive of Chinese search giant Baidu Inc, at a conference, police said on Thursday....
22:32, 07/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Roche taps Lilly executive Garraway as chief medical officer Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding on Monday named Eli Lilly executive Levi Garraway to succeed Sandra Horning as chief medical officer and head of global product development....
10:48, 08/19/2019

Exclusive: The Chief Executive 'has to serve two masters' - HK leader Carrie Lam – full transcript This is a transcript of a talk given in late August by Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam to a group of businesspeople in the city. The transcript is taken from an audio recording of Lam's remarks that was obtained by Reuters. Last week, Reuters pu...
06:32, 09/12/2019

Acting Trump administration border chief resigns amid furor over treatment of migrant children Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders will resign amid furor over the Trump administration's treatment of migrant children....
10:32, 06/25/2019

Former Google chief Eric Schmidt steps down from Alphabet's board Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is not seeking reelection to the board of directors of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Schmidt will step down from the board after his current term expires on June 19th, 2019, Alphabet announced on Tuesday. Schm...
19:32, 04/30/2019

Tensions Mount in Hong Kong as Protesters Call for Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s Resignation (HONG KONG) — Police in Hong Kong fought with protesters on Sunday as they broke up a demonstration by thousands of people demanding the resignation of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory’s chief executive and an investigation into comp...
12:48, 07/14/2019

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announces China extradition bill is suspended Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam announced at a press conference on Saturday afternoon that a contentious bill to allow extraditions to mainland China has been put on hold....
07:16, 06/15/2019

Tennessee House speaker's chief of staff resigns amid sexually explicit texts scandal Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada's chief of staff resigns amid scandal over sexually explicit texts.        ...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Disney chief: abortion law would make it difficult to keep filming in Georgia Bob Iger says many Disney employees would not want to work there if law that bans abortion as early as six weeks takes effectThe chief executive of the Walt Disney Company said Georgia’s new strict abortion law would make it “very difficult” for the ...
12:48, 05/30/2019

DOE’s Carranza hires Disney exec as ‘chief experience officer’ Maybe he’ll turn New York’s schools into a Magic Kingdom. Schools chancellor Richard Carranza has hired a longtime Walt Disney World executive as the Dept. of Education’s first-ever “chief experience officer,” the Post has learned. “It is a new role ...
20:00, 06/15/2019

Senator Warren asks former FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren urged former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to immediately step down from Pfizer Inc's board, three months after his departure from the health regulator....
12:48, 07/02/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Europe....
21:00, 05/10/2019

Former Trump staff chief Kelly joins board of migrant shelter operator John Kelly, former White House chief of staff, has joined the board of Caliburn International Corp, the parent of an operator of a shelter for unaccompanied migrant children, a company spokeswoman confirmed on Friday....
22:16, 05/03/2019

Warren calls on ex-FDA chief Gottlieb to resign from Pfizer board, says it 'smacks of corruption' "This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption, and makes the American people rightly cynical and distrustful," Warren said in a July 1 letter to Gottlieb....
09:16, 07/02/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech company Vayavision's board Carl-Peter Forster, a former Opel CEO and a BMW veteran, has joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of autonomous vehicle technology that plans to expand in Europe....
04:00, 05/10/2019

Ex-Trump Chief of Staff John Kelly joins board of shelter for migrant children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has landed on the board of the parent company that operates the largest shelters for unaccompanied migrant children....
23:48, 05/03/2019

Former Trump Chief of Staff Joins Board Overseeing 'Prison-like' Facility for Migrant Children Former White House Chief of Staff John Kelly has joined the board of Caliburn International, owners of Comprehensive Health Services Inc., which operated a Florida facility for children described as “prison-like” by congressional Democrats....
11:48, 05/05/2019

Rep. Steve Scalise: AG Barr is serious about getting 'bad apples' out of the FBI Rep. Steve Scalise, R, L.A., believes that William Barr's appointment of a U.S. attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia probe proves that the attorney general is getting ready to hit the FBI hard....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Diabetes Diet: How To Eat Apples To Manage Blood Sugar Apples are rich with both soluble and insoluble fibres. Fibres do not get digested quickly and take their own time to break down and digest, which enables gradual release of sugar in the bloodstream....
08:00, 08/22/2019

Cricket news: 'Overwhelming support' for The Hundred, claims ECB chief executive Tom Harrison Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has claimed the organisation's new competition, The Hundred, has "overwhelming support" across the game....
09:32, 06/03/2019

Government To Procure Apples Directly From Jammu And Kashmir Farmers Apples cultivated in Jammu and Kashmir will be procured directly from farmers by the government-run NAFED and the entire process will be completed by December 15, officials said today....
03:01, 09/10/2019

India slaps US with new tariffs — on lentils, apples, almonds and walnuts India is slapping back at the United States with new tariffs on $240 million worth of American goods starting Sunday. Apples, almonds, lentils, walnuts and some chemical products will be hit with levies of up to 70 percent. The long-threatened move i...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Apples rot in Kashmir orchards, as lockdown puts economy in tailspin It's harvest time, but the market in the northern Kashmiri town of Sopore - usually packed with people, trucks and produce at this time of year - is empty, while in orchards across India's Jammu and Kashmir state unpicked apples rot on the branch....
20:51, 09/18/2019

John Kelly, Trump’s ex-chief of staff, joins board of firm running America’s biggest child migrant facility John Kelly now sits on the board of Caliburn International, which owns a company that runs Homestead - the biggest facility for unaccompanied migrant children in the U.S....
17:48, 05/03/2019

India's tariff on U.S. apples delivers major blow to fruit industry As America's second leading importer of fresh apples, India has dealt a major blow to the U.S. apple industry by imposing tariffs on the fruit, producers say....
01:32, 06/25/2019

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier growing seasons....
02:23, 04/30/2019

U.S. trade chief Robert Lighthizer talks Mexico trade, China tariffs in Senate hearing U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testified in the Senate Tuesday, where he gave details on the Trump administration's trade policy and faced questioning about the enduring trade conflict with China....
11:48, 06/18/2019

India imposing increased, retaliatory tariffs on US exports including apples, almonds India is now imposing increased tariffs on 28 U.S. products including apples, almonds and walnuts, a move seen as a retaliatory act.       ...
21:32, 06/16/2019

Trump used executive privilege in 'protecting the executive branch' from Congress, Levin says President Trump asserted his executive-privilege power to protect his branch of government from Congress, according to conservative radio host Mark Levin....
01:48, 05/22/2019

Essen 2018: The best board games from the biggest board game con Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. This past weekend, tens of thousands of tabletop gaming fanatics made a pilgrimage to the German city of E...
04:48, 05/02/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains board seat in new proposed board: source Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a source told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan's presidential election....
04:16, 05/10/2019

Foxconn's Gou retains board seat on proposed board: source Terry Gou, chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn, will retain a seat on the company's proposed board, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, as he plans to run for Taiwan's presidential election....
05:16, 05/10/2019

Dark Phoenix and Galaxy's Edge Hit Disney's Bottom Line, But Disney + and Many Remakes Are on the Way We’re not even through with summer and Walt Disney Studios has already grossed a record-breaking $8 billion at the international box office. And yet, even with that, 2019 hasn’t been a total win for one of the largest media brands in the world.Read m...
11:16, 08/07/2019

Inside Disney's Animation Research Library, the repository for 100 years of Disney artwork In managing director Mary Walsh’s words, the Disney Animation Research Library is a massive repository “for all the original artwork that was created for both the short and feature length [Disney] animated films, from the 1920s stuff at the very begi...
18:16, 07/18/2019

Stay in bed, Disney fans: Walt Disney World now offers discounted mid-day tickets Walt Disney World Resort announced a new cheaper ticket offering called the Mid-Day Magic Ticket, good for admission to the park after 12 p.m..       ...
12:48, 08/19/2019

Boy who used Disney vacation money to help Hurricane Dorian victims gets trip to Disney World Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a grand gesture of its own.        ...
21:32, 09/09/2019

Disney's bundle of Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu will cost $12.99 per month Disney is finally bundling its three streaming services and it's going to cost you $12.99 a month. On an earnings call Tuesday, CEO Bob Iger said that U.S. customers would be able to get Disney+, ESPN+ and ad-supported Hulu for under $15 a month...
14:16, 08/06/2019

Disney is working around the clock to prevent Disney+ streaming issues at launch Disney’s streaming service will launch in less than three months, but the closer we get, the more reasons we have to be excited about Netflix’s newest contender. Just recently, we learned that Disney+ cheapest subscription will support fo...
19:00, 08/26/2019

Disney to bundle Disney+, Hulu, ESPN+ at popular Netflix price Walt Disney Co on Tuesday said it would offer a $13-per-month bundle of its three streaming services starting in November, a move to attract audiences who have embraced digital services such as Netflix Inc ....
18:16, 08/06/2019

Boy who spent Disney money to help Hurricane Dorian evacuees gets free Disney World trip Jermaine Bell used money he saved for Disney to help people fleeing Hurricane Dorian. Disney rewarded his grand gesture with a free trip.       ...
19:32, 09/09/2019

Disney will bundle Hulu, ESPN+ and Disney+ together for the same price as Netflix Disney CEO Bob Iger announced a new bundle offer that will include the company’s three main streaming services - ESPN+, Hulu and the upcoming Disney+ - all for the same price as a standard Netflix subscription ($12.99 per month in the US).Iger...
14:48, 08/06/2019

Disney unveils bundle with Disney+, ESPN+ and Hulu for $12.99/month Yet another new subscription video bundle has been unveiled, for those of you keeping score at home. It’s an additional packaged offering from Disney, and it’s a good one — starting on November 12, as a complement to the company launching its m...
19:48, 08/07/2019

UPDATE 2-Disney takes control of Hulu before Disney+ launch Walt Disney Co said it will take full control of the Hulu service in a deal with Comcast Corp that removes an obstacle in the Mouse House's quest to take on rivals including Netflix Inc in the global streaming video war....
08:16, 05/14/2019

Limited Disney deal drops the price of Disney+ to less than $4 per month Given the amount of content that’s going to be available on Disney+ and the fact that you get support for four simultaneous streams and 4K video on the cheapest plan, getting that $6.99 Disney+ subscription this November seems like a no-brainer...
17:32, 08/27/2019

Former Disney star Jordan Pruitt files sexual abuse suit against Disney and longtime Nashville producer Jordan Pruitt, a former Disney star and contestant on “The Voice” has filed a lawsuit alleging her former manager, Keith Thomas, of sexually abusing her when she was just 14 years old....
00:48, 09/04/2019

Disney executives apparently worried Jojo Rabbit's anti-Nazi message is too edgy for Disney fans Thanks to the massive success of Thor: Ragnarok, Taika Waititi has become a beloved entity at Marvel, which recently signed the filmmaker to direct the follow-up, Thor: Love And Thunder. Waititi’s next film, however, has reportedly become something o...
11:32, 08/13/2019

Disney Has Reshaped the Movie Industry. Will Disney+ Do the Same for Television? The Walt Disney Company reminds me a bit of the Blob, absorbing every profitable, halfway wholesome entertainment brand—ABC, Marvel, Pixar, Lucasfilm, most of ESPN and, earlier this year, all of 21st Century Fox—that crosses its path on a...
15:32, 08/29/2019

Disney workers can enroll at a Florida college, and Disney will pay for it Disney will pick up the tab for workers who attend the University of Central Florida. The program is called Disney Aspire. It covers 100% of tuition upfront, and it reimburses application fees, books and course materials....
10:32, 05/24/2019

Disney reveals where you can stream its Disney+ service Disney today revealed more about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+. Specifically, we now know which devices the service will be on, and to which countries it’ll be rolling out at launch. Disney revealed the new streaming service would be rollin...
16:16, 08/19/2019

Disney Plus UK: why no launch date, Disney? The launch of Disney Plus UK still eludes us, despite a release date having been confirmed for the upcoming Disney Plus streaming service for US, Canada, Netherlands, and Australia – launching on November 12. For those of us stuck living on Ol...
09:00, 08/23/2019

For Disney, it's all about 'quality over quantity' with Disney+ The Disney+ Showcase at the D23 Expo started with a live performance from the cast of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series. And that wasn't just about getting the crowd fired up. For Disney, it was an opportunity to give its biggest fans...
08:00, 08/25/2019

Disney and Target announce 25 Disney shops coming to Target stores in October, new website The Walt Disney Company and Target announced Sunday that they are teaming up and unveiled plans to open 25 Disney stores inside of Target stores.       ...
08:00, 08/26/2019

Trump Names Counterterrorism Chief As Acting National Intelligence Chief President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Joseph Maguire, the current chief of the National Counterterrorism Centre, will become the acting director of national intelligence....
01:48, 08/09/2019

Wednesday’s Daily Brief: World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Second Ebola death on DR Congo’s eastern border, UN chief lauds climate activist Thunberg, Afghan bus attack, and outgoing UN agriculture chief hands over reigns Our main stories today cover:  World Breastfeeding Week kickoff, Ebola on DR Congo side of Rwandan border, 15-year-old Greta Thunberg to said to UN climate summit, UN chief condemns deadly Afghan bus attack and UN agriculture agency chief marks last ...
18:48, 07/31/2019

Care.com CFO Resigns Care.com’s chief financial officer, Michael Echenberg, is resigning from the online child-care marketplace, months after a Wall Street Journal investigation found that hundreds of day-care centers listed were unlicensed....
01:48, 06/26/2019

Overstock.com CEO resigns: Everything we know so far Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne has stepped down following bizarre revelations he made involving the "deep state." Here's what we know so far.       ...
10:00, 08/23/2019

Nissan CEO Saikawa Resigns Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down effective Sept. 15, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn....
05:32, 09/09/2019

Uber's chief operating officer and chief marketing officer are stepping down Now that the company is public, CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says he has more time to be involved in the day-to-day operations of Uber's core businesses....
17:32, 06/07/2019

Swann resigns as USC athletic director Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern Cal, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
14:49, 09/09/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S. said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
05:16, 07/10/2019

Theresa May Resigns: Live Updates Mrs. May announced on Friday that she would be stepping down as leader of her Conservative Party and then as Britain’s prime minister, after repeatedly failing to win Parliament’s approval for a deal to withdraw the country from the European Union....
05:16, 05/24/2019

Jon Huntsman resigns as ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman, the Trump administration’s ambassador to Russia, resigned Tuesday amid chatter he may return home to run again for governor of Utah, Fox News has confirmed....
12:16, 08/06/2019

Kosovo PM resigns before questioning at The Hague Ramush Haradinaj agrees to appear at Serbia war crimes inquiry but not as leaderKosovo’s prime minister has resigned after being invited for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 war...
12:32, 07/19/2019

Nissan CEO resigns after admitting he was overpaid Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa has resigned, dealing a new blow to the Japanese carmaker as it struggles to recover from the ousting of Carlos Ghosn last November....
10:32, 09/09/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador to U.S., Resigns After Leak Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the release of his candid memos on the Trump administration and President Trump’s angry reaction....
04:32, 07/10/2019

Mark Rylance resigns from RSC over BP sponsorship Actor says Royal Shakespeare Company deal helps oil firm ‘obscure reality of its activities’With its links to BP, I can’t stay in the RSC | Mark RylanceOne of the UK’s most respected actors is to resign from the Royal Shakespeare Companyas a backlash...
12:00, 06/21/2019

CEO of supplier SGL resigns after profit warning The German supplier to BMW and VW Group must rework its forecast for the next three years and said restructuring measures were being considered after factors, including the demand for carbon fiber, failed to match expectations....
20:00, 08/15/2019

More Than Me Founder and CEO Katie Meyler Resigns Published in partnership with ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom based in New York. Katie Meyler, the CEO and founder of More Than Me, has resigned six months after a ProPublica investigation revealed her charity missed opportunities to prevent the rap...
17:32, 04/28/2019

Papua New Guinea leader formally resigns Days after announcing his intention to resign, Prime Minister Peter O'Neill has formally stepped down from his post. His resignation puts a major gas deal with French oil and gas giant Total into doubt....
23:32, 05/28/2019

Turkey: Key figure resigns from Erdogan’s party A former Turkish deputy prime minister and key figure in President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling party has resigned, signaling plans to form a rival political party...
05:32, 07/08/2019

Philadelphia police commissioner abruptly resigns Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks....
04:32, 08/21/2019

Italian PM resigns with attack on 'opportunist' Salvini Giuseppe Conte tells Italian Senate that far-right leader has triggered political crisis to serve his own interestsGiuseppe Conte has resigned as Italy’s prime minister after blasting Matteo Salvini, the leader of the far-right League, as an “opportu...
08:00, 08/20/2019

College football notebook: Swann resigns as USC AD Lynn Swann resigned as athletic director at Southern California, the university announced Monday after reports began to surface within the Los Angeles media....
01:00, 09/10/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘deep state’ comments Patrick Byrne has resigned as the CEO of Overstock following comments he made about the “deep state,” and his relationship with Russian agent Maria Butina....
18:32, 08/22/2019

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister Resigns Papua New Guinea’s veteran Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned following weeks of political turmoil and government defections over his handling of various budget and health crises, including a $13 billion plan to double liquefied natural gas ex...
13:32, 05/26/2019

Baltimore shifts to new political era after mayor resigns BALTIMORE (AP) — After ex-Mayor Catherine Pugh’s rapid collapse amid multiple public corruption investigations, Baltimore is quickly shifting into a new era with Mayor Bernard “Jack” Young at the helm. Young is a fellow Democrat and...
20:32, 05/02/2019

Director of Jewish Museum Berlin resigns The director of the Jewish Museum Berlin, Peter Schäfer, has resigned following criticism from the Central Council of Jews. At issue were a museum exhibition and a tweet seen to be critical of Israel's occupation policy....
16:16, 06/14/2019

| US coach Ellis resigns after second Women's World Cup win Jill Ellis, who coached the United States to a second consecutive Women's World Cup title earlier this month, will step down after her team's US Victory Tour....
17:16, 07/30/2019

Cathay shares fall nearly 4% after chairman resigns Shares in Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd fell nearly 4% in early trade on Thursday following the resignation of its chairman after the market closed on the previous day....
21:16, 09/04/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after unrest Irakli Kobakhidze has stepped down following a night of violent protests outside the Georgian parliament. A decision to allow a Russian politician to address lawmakers fueled the anti-Moscow rallies....
07:16, 06/21/2019

NRA’s top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil within the group The National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist has resigned in another sign of infighting within the powerful gun lobbying group. Chris Cox’s departure comes just days after the NRA placed him on administrative leave, claiming he was part ...
12:16, 06/26/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure Cathay Pacific CEO resigns following pressure by Beijing on Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests...
04:00, 08/16/2019

IUPUI men's basketball coach resigns following OWI arrest Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis men’s basketball coach Jason Gardner resigned Tuesday following an operating-while-intoxicated (OWI) arrest....
10:32, 08/28/2019

Boris Johnson's brother Jo resigns from UK government Jo Johnson, the brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, announced that he was resigning as a member of Parliament and government minister, saying he was "torn between family loyalty and the national interest."...
06:16, 09/05/2019

N.R.A. Shuts Down Production of NRATV, and Its No. 2 Official Resigns The N.R.A’s top lobbyist, accused of plotting against its leader, has resigned. The group has also shut down its live broadcasting arm and severed ties with its ad firm....
15:00, 06/26/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, but that he violated other department policies. (May...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Senior Official on U.S. 5G Wireless Rollout Resigns A senior figure in the federal government’s effort to maintain an advantage over China on 5G wireless technology deployment abruptly resigned on Thursday, days after criticizing U.S. 5G policy in a speech....
20:00, 05/09/2019

TradeRev President Becca Polak resigns Becca Polak announced her resignation as president of KAR Auction Services' TradeRev unit, which has weighed on the company's earnings, effective Oct. 8. TradeRev co-founder Mark Endras will take over the role....
13:49, 09/16/2019

Sacristán resigns as coach of relegated Girona MADRID (AP) — Girona says coach Eusebio Sacristán has resigned following the team’s relegation in the Spanish league. Sacristán still had a year left on his contract but decided not to return for a second season with the Catalan club. Playing i...
12:32, 05/20/2019

| Britain's US ambassador resigns after Trump spat Britain's ambassador to Washington Kim Darroch said he was resigning after drawing Donald Trump's ire for calling the US president "inept" in leaked confidential cables to London....
07:00, 07/10/2019

Alexander Acosta resigns as labor secretary Embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday morning amid the fallout over his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein. “I called the president this morning and told him that I thought th...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Trump's PA 'resigns after sharing details about his family' Donald Trump's personal assistant has resigned after sharing information about his family at a dinner with journalists, according to US media reports....
05:32, 08/30/2019

Prosecutor resigns over relationship with sex assault victim A Michigan prosecutor has resigned after admitting that he had an intimate relationship with a sexual assault victim in a case he tried, the state’s attorney general said. Brian Kolodziej, an assistant attorney general who was hired last September, r...
11:48, 09/11/2019

De La Rue ensnared by executive pensions row The beleaguered banknote printer De La Rue has become ensnared in the deepening row between the City and corporate Britain over the scale of pension contributions lavished on their bosses....
12:32, 07/22/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark opioid crisis case, according to NPR....
01:16, 05/03/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay -CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
12:00, 06/06/2019

What to know about executive function disorder Executive function is a broad set of mental skills that are important for achieving goals and interacting with others. People with executive function disorder may find it difficult to organize themselves, focus their attention, and control their emot...
14:16, 06/06/2019

The US president's executive privilege: What you need to know For the first time in his presidency, US President Donald Trump invoked executive privilege to block the release of an unredacted version of the Mueller report. DW takes a look at the rarely used legal principle....
01:32, 05/09/2019

R&A executive defends pay gap between Opens R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women's British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday....
09:00, 07/17/2019

AIG to reach out to shareholders over executive pay: CEO American International Group Inc Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault said on Thursday the insurer is reaching out to shareholders, per its usual custom, who last month gave his $21 million compensation only narrow approval....
18:00, 06/06/2019

Cathay Pacific says Chairman John Slosar resigns Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways said on Wednesday that its Chairman John Slosar had resigned from the board and will be replaced by Patrick Healy, a long-time executive at the airline's top shareholder Swire Pacific Ltd....
02:16, 09/04/2019

Harish Rawat Resigns As Congress In-Charge Of Assam Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday, taking moral responsibility of the party''s poor show in the......
04:48, 07/04/2019

CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump administration appointee at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who came under fire after racist comments he wrote years ago resurfaced is leaving the agency. Eric Blankenstein was appointed in 2018 as CFPB’s direct...
13:32, 05/15/2019

Embattled Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday, announcing her departure in a statement read by her attorney....
14:32, 05/02/2019

Trump personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout resigns WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout has resigned from her job, a White House official and another person familiar with the situation told NBC News late Thursday. One source said that Westerhout left because s...
22:32, 08/31/2019

Cop who refused to enter scene of ax attack resigns from NYPD He got the ax after all. One of the Brooklyn cops who refused to enter the blood-soaked apartment where an ax attack left a woman nearly decapitated has resigned from the NYPD, police sources said Thursday. Rookie officer Sean Doohan quit when brass ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, EU summit - but what happens next? British Prime Minister Theresa May’s dramatic announcement that she’s stepping down as Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking questions about what happens next....
08:00, 05/24/2019

Pennsylvania GOP Chair Resigns Amid Dick Pic Scandal Pennsylvania’s Republican party chair announced he’d be resigning today after a sexting scandal was revealed, according to the New York Times....
19:32, 06/25/2019

Senior EPA official overseeing emissions rules resigns Bill Wehrum, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official in charge of revising power plant regulations and revamping vehicle emission standards and biofuels, is stepping down June 30, the agency confirmed Wednesday....
10:00, 06/26/2019

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
07:48, 06/14/2019

Jo Johnson, Prime Minister’s Brother, Resigns From U.K. Parliament Saying he was “torn between family loyalty and the national interest,” Boris Johnson’s younger brother resigned his ministerial post and his seat in Parliament....
05:16, 09/05/2019

Congo health minister resigns over Ebola snub Congo's health minister resigned on Monday after being stripped of responsibility for managing the country's Ebola outbreak, potentially paving the way for the introduction of a second vaccine to contain the spreading epidemic....
10:32, 07/22/2019

Overstock CEO Resigns After Unusual Message About ‘Deep State’ (Bloomberg) –– Patrick Byrne, the flamboyant entrepreneur who has run Overstock.com for two decades, resigned from his role as chief executive officer after bewildering investors last week with claims about entanglements with the “D...
12:32, 08/22/2019

Kim Darroch, U.K. Ambassador, Resigns After Leak of Trump Memos Mr. Darroch said he could no longer perform his role after the leak of his memos calling the Trump administration “clumsy and inept” and President Trump’s angry reaction....
13:32, 07/10/2019

Margot James resigns as minister after voting against Government Margot James has resigned as digital minister after she voted for an amendment to block the next prime minister from suspending parliament and forcing through a no-deal Brexit....
10:00, 07/18/2019

Head of Nissan's internal Ghosn probe resigns Christina Murray, an American lawyer promoted to vice president of internal audit and compliance in April, was spearheading a companywide probe into misconduct following the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn last November on charges of financial...
18:48, 09/06/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
09:32, 05/03/2019

DCCC's Allison Jaslow resigns over diversity complaints Allison Jaslow resigned Monday as executive director of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee amid criticism that the organization lacks diversity in its leadership....
13:16, 07/29/2019

Top MIT official resigns over financial connections to Jeffrey Epstein Ito said this past week that he had taken $525,000 of Epstein's money for the lab and $1.2 million for investment funds he controlled separately....
17:16, 09/07/2019

MIT to investigate research lab's ties to Epstein as director resigns Joi Ito exits after reports claim lab worked to hide extent of financier’s donationsThe president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has ordered an independent investigation of the ties between a prestigious research lab at the school and J...
20:16, 09/07/2019

Algerian parliament president Bouchareb resigns: Ennahar TV Algerian parliament president Moad Bouchareb quit on Tuesday, Ennahar TV said, after prolonged demands for his removal by protesters who saw him as a pillar of the ruling elite....
04:00, 07/02/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns over flight delay Mexico's environment minister has resigned after ordering a flight to delay its departure by 40 minutes, saying no one should have special privileges. She is the second top official to step down in less than a week....
18:16, 05/25/2019

Mexico's environment minister resigns for delaying flight Mexico's minister of the environment presented her resignation to President Andrés Manuel López Obrador Saturday, the second Cabinet resignation in less than a week, after receiving criticism for an air flight....
18:16, 05/25/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections from his government to the opposition. O’Neill...
02:00, 05/26/2019

UK de facto deputy PM Lidington resigns ahead of new government Britain's de facto deputy prime minister David Lidington resigned from the government on Wednesday ahead of Boris Johnson being appointed prime minister....
08:00, 07/24/2019

Georgia's parliament speaker resigns after violent unrest Georgian Parliament Speaker Irakli Kobakhidze resigned on Friday, a day after violent protests outside the parliament building rocked Tbilisi, the ruling Georgian Dream party's secretary general Kakha Kaladze said....
05:32, 06/21/2019

The Latest: Mass RMV head resigns over crash that killed 7 CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly collision between a truck and motorcycles in rural New Hampshire (all times local): 8:40 p.m. The head of the Massachusetts motor vehicle division has resigned for failing to terminate the commercial drivin...
17:48, 06/25/2019

Former UA star resigns as IUPUI coach amid OWI investigation FISHERS, Ind. (WTHR) — Eyewitness News has learned that the IUPUI men’s basketball coach has resigned after his arrest early Monday morning for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Jason Gardner was pulled over by Fishers Police and spent the...
02:32, 08/28/2019

Ferguson activist turned lawmaker resigns from Legislature ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bruce Franks Jr., a Ferguson activist who became a prominent urban voice in Missouri’s largely conservative Legislature, is giving up his House seat, in part due to mental health struggles. Franks was first elected in 2016, two...
08:00, 05/17/2019

#PickingUpTrashWhileBlack: Colorado Cop Resigns After Drawing Gun on Man Cleaning His Yard John Smyly, a white Colorado police officer caught on video pulling a gun on a black man picking up trash outside his home, has resigned....
10:00, 05/18/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A lawmaker in North Macedonia is resigning after an illegally taped phone conversation in which he appeared to be ordering cannabis oil from a private dealer was posted on social media. Pavle Bogoevski, 33, a lawmaker f...
10:16, 05/23/2019

Kosovo Leader Resigns After Being Called to War Crimes Court Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, a former commander of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, urged President Hashim Thaci to call an early parliamentary election....
12:48, 07/19/2019

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, triggering a contest that will bring a new leader to power who is likely to push for a more decisive Brexit divorce deal....
03:16, 05/24/2019

MIT scientist Richard Stallman resigns over Epstein remarks A renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology computer scientist who came under fire last week after suggesting in a leaked email that one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims was “entirely willing” resigned from his post at the school M...
06:48, 09/17/2019

Justin Amash resigns from House committee after dumping GOP Newly declared independent Rep. Justin Amash has formally left the GOP Conference and resigned from the House Oversight Committee, according to a letter he sent to Republican leaders on Monday."Please accept this letter as formal notification that I ...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Italy's Prime Minister attacks Salvini and resigns Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte resigned on Tuesday, effectively averting a no-confidence vote tabled by the far-right League party's leader Matteo Salvini....
19:00, 08/20/2019

| Italy in limbo after PM Conte attacks Salvini and resigns Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he would resign, lashing out at far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini for pursuing his own interests by pulling the plug on the government coalition....
01:00, 08/21/2019

Rakhimov resigns from troubled boxing body AIBA An Uzbekistani businessman with alleged links to organized crime resigned Monday as president of the International Boxing Association after his tenure played a role in the body being stripped of the right to organize the Olympic boxing events  ...
09:32, 07/15/2019

US state department’s top official for Latin America resigns Kimberley Breier becomes the fourth assistant secretary of state to depart this yearThe US Department of State’s top official for Latin America has resigned, reportedly amid disputes over immigration policy.The state department did not comment on the...
10:16, 08/08/2019

US Labor Secretary Acosta resigns over Epstein affair Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta has resigned after criticism of a legal deal made years ago that led to financier Jeffrey Epstein only serving 13 months in jail for child sex abuse....
09:16, 07/12/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns amid Beijing pressure The resignation demonstrates the intensifying pressure from Beijing on some of Hong Kong’s best-known businesses after their employees dared to back the protests....
05:00, 08/16/2019

South Korean TV star resigns after spycam scandal Kim Sung-joon was allegedly caught photographing a woman in a subway station, the latest in a string of ‘molka’ incidentsA well-known South Korean broadcaster has resigned after allegedly taking photographs of a woman’s “lower body” without her knowl...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Cathay Pacific’s C.E.O. Resigns Amid Criticism From China The departure of the executive, Rupert Hogg, illustrates Beijing’s power over global companies whose bottom lines depend upon access to the mainland....
06:00, 08/16/2019

NY judge resigns after conflict of interest in divorce case A respected long-time upstate judge agreed to resign after he was caught dishing out orders from the bench that helped him in a divorce case he was working privately as a lawyer. New Paltz Justice Jonathan Katz was asked by authorities in late 2017 t...
21:32, 08/12/2019

Richard Stallman resigns from MIT following comments about Epstein’s victims Free software advocate and computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from his position at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL). The news comes just days after he made comments in an email conversation with othe...
05:00, 09/17/2019

Crowned, defined and destroyed by Brexit, UK PM Theresa May resigns Without Brexit, Theresa May might never have occupied 10 Downing Street. It let her in, chewed her up with help from all sides, and spat her out. But Brexit isn't done, neither as a policy nor a political career killer....
18:16, 06/06/2019

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties' election win Denmark's center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government....
05:48, 06/06/2019

Canada's point man in Washington, key Trudeau advisor, resigns Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), will leave Washington at t...
10:16, 08/08/2019

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination Darin Erstad resigns as Nebraska's baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal The founder and head of a Polish organization dedicated to helping victims of pedophile priests has resigned after allegations surfaced that he tried to extort money from a victim and demanded money from the producers of a documentary about clerical ...
01:16, 05/30/2019

Lynn Swann resigns after scandal-filled USC tenure LOS ANGELES — Southern California athletic director Lynn Swann has resigned after three years on the job at his alma mater. USC President Carol Folt announced the decision in a letter Monday. Dave Roberts will serve as interim athletic director...
17:00, 09/09/2019

Denmark PM resigns after left-leaning parties’ election win COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister has resigned after a general election that ended with a gain for left-leaning parties and a big loss for populists who were supporting the government. Prime Minister Lars Loekke R...
04:32, 06/06/2019

Kim Darroch, British ambassador who trashed Trump, resigns Sir Kim Darroch resigned Wednesday as Britain’s ambassador to the US after incurring President Trump’s wrath for calling his administration “dysfunctional” and “inept” in a series of leaked diplomatic cables to London. “Since the leak of official doc...
06:32, 07/10/2019

Sir Kim Darroch resigns as UK ambassador to US amid Trump memo row Britain's ambassador to Washington quit today after the leak of diplomatic cables he had written which were damning about Donald Trump's administration....
13:48, 07/10/2019

Google not biased against conservatives: executive Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a U.S. Senate panel on Tuesday....
16:32, 07/15/2019

Uber executive reshuffling drops its COO and CMO In an email that went out to employees on Friday, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi said that because of progress made over the last two years, he now has more time to oversee day-to-day operations. Post-IPO, that will mean some reassigning of roles, and as...
20:00, 06/07/2019

Kawhi Leonard Is The NBA's Executive Of The Year Kawhi Leonard dynamited what remained of the premise of the Executive of the Year Award, and in doing so redefined the meaning of such staples as: the Friday night news dump; the value of holding onto non-human playing assets; and even patriotism. No...
14:32, 07/06/2019

EU executive ready to work with new UK PM: spokeswoman The European Commission is ready to establish working relations with "any new prime minister of the United Kingdom", a spokeswoman said on Monday as Britain's Boris Johnson was expected to take over from Theresa May in London....
04:16, 07/22/2019

Google Not Biased Against Conservatives, Executive Says Google's top government affairs official said on Monday that the search engine does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints and that he will reiterate that to a US Senate panel on Tuesday....
02:00, 07/16/2019

Former Rockstar Designer Says Former Top Executive Groped Him When Colin Bundschu first started at Rockstar Games in November of 2014, he says his new colleagues offered a warning: Don’t cross Jeronimo Barrera. Barrera, the vice president of product development, would often fly in from New York to visit Rocksta...
13:00, 05/28/2019

I believe Huawei is independent, executive tells UK MPs John Suffolk says Chinese requirement to cooperate with spy agencies does not applyHuawei is not obliged to compromise its products in order to comply with China’s intelligence law, a senior executive at the company has told MPs at a UK parliamentary...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Executive Car of the Year 2019: BMW 5 Series Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The BMW 5 Series is the 2019 Auto Express Executive Car of the Year, with the Mercedes E-Class and Volvo S90 commended...
18:32, 07/09/2019

Huawei is not controlled by China, executive says Huawei is a private company that is not controlled by the Chinese government and would refuse to hand over information to Beijing although no such request has been made, the firm's Vice President of Western Europe said on Tuesday....
01:32, 05/14/2019

Uber's IPO Was Just a Bump in the Road, Top Executive Says Uber staff remain focused on global expansion following last month’s initial public offering, said Brooks Entwistle, the company’s chief international business officer....
03:32, 06/14/2019

XPO shareholder support for executive pay falls XPO Logistics Inc's said in a regulatory filing on Friday that about two-thirds of shares voted were in favor of its executive compensation plan, a sharp decline from a year earlier and a level that analysts said suggested eroding support....
04:00, 05/18/2019

Brexit: Boris Johnson's brother resigns in 'national interest' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's younger brother is set to resign as a minister and lawmaker, saying he felt "torn between family and the national interest."...
06:49, 09/05/2019

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
02:32, 06/15/2019

Mexico’s Finance Minister Resigns, Rebuking the President’s Policies The minister, Carlos Urzúa, was part of the president’s inner circle and worked to give investors confidence that the leftist leader would be fiscally disciplined....
13:00, 07/09/2019

MIT scientist resigns over emails discussing academic linked to Epstein Emails written by Richard Stallman leakedMassachusetts college at center of storm over Epstein fundingThe computer scientist Richard Stallman has resigned from MIT and the Free Software Foundation (FSF), which he founded and led, after leaked emails ...
13:48, 09/17/2019

Carreras resigns as coach of Japanese side Sagan Tosu TOKYO (AP) — Former Real Zaragoza manager Lluis Carreras has resigned as coach of Japanese first division club Sagan Tosu. The 46-year-old Spaniard leaves after Sagan scored only one goal after 10 rounds of the J-League season. The team has one win a...
23:48, 05/04/2019

Chairman of Hong Kong Airline Cathay Pacific Resigns Cathay Pacific Airways Chairman John Slosar resigned, weeks after the chief executive quit when the Hong Kong airline came under fire from Beijing because some of its employees took part in antigovernment protests....
06:16, 09/04/2019

Migrant children relocated as US Border Agency commissioner resigns Around 250 children have been moved from a squalid detention center that was lacking in food, water, and medicine. Customs and Border Agency commissioner John Sanders has resigned his post amidst the backlash....
15:16, 06/25/2019

Upstate judge who posted photo of a noose on Facebook resigns An upstate judge resigned after posting a photo of a noose “with repugnant racial connotations” on his Facebook account, officials announced Tuesday, as the judge complained he had been “coerced” into leaving his position. Kyl...
15:16, 09/17/2019

US Deputy Attorney General Who Oversaw Mueller Probe Resigns US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who chose Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia interference probe and protected him from political intrusion, announced Monday he was stepping......
03:16, 04/30/2019

'It is a matter of great regret,' says Theresa May as Darroch resigns – video Sir Kim Darroch's resignation as UK ambassador to Washington came shortly before prime minister’s questions. Theresa May said in the Commons: 'We owe him an enormous debt of gratitude.' Jeremy Corbyn said Darroch had given 'honourable and good servic...
10:48, 07/10/2019

British politician Alan Duncan resigns as London readies for new PM British Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigned Monday as it became more likely that political rival Boris Johnson would be chosen as the next prime minister this week....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns After Backlash Over Hong Kong Protests The flag carrier said Rupert Hogg is stepping down to “take responsibility” after the company suffered a backlash from Beijing over employees’ involvement in protests against the city’s government....
04:00, 08/16/2019

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago has resigned, just weeks after he made controversial comments about th...
06:32, 06/15/2019

Rahul Gandhi Resigns as Leader of India’s Congress Party Mr. Gandhi, a scion of the political dynasty that governed India for decades, accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party of “crushing the voice of the Indian people.”...
09:00, 07/03/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein Resigns, Will Leave Post May 11 WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has submitted a letter of resignation to President Donald Trump. It’s effective May 11. His departure ends a nearly two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to invest...
14:48, 04/29/2019

Australian politician resigns over leaked strip club video A right-wing politician in Australia has resigned just weeks before the country's general election after leaked footage revealed his "unacceptable" behaviour inside a US strip club....
03:48, 04/30/2019

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and un...
12:00, 07/17/2019

In latest blow to Britain's May, Leadsom resigns over new Brexit approach Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet on Wednesday, saying she could no longer support the government's approach after May's latest gambit to pass her Brexit deal backfired....
14:16, 05/22/2019

Austria Vice-Chancellor Resigns Over Alleged Corruption Video Austrian Vice-Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, a key figure of the European far-right, resigned Saturday after explosive revelations from a hidden camera sting, just days before key EU elections....
11:00, 05/18/2019

Boris Johnson's brother resigns as an MP, citing the national interest British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's brother, Jo, has resigned as junior minister and said he would step down as a lawmaker, citing a conflict between family loyalty and the national interest....
17:48, 09/05/2019

Head of Louis Armstrong House Museum Resigns After Discord The man hired six months ago to lead the Louis Armstrong House Museum into a new era has resigned following conflict between the new boss and staff over his vision and management style....
13:00, 07/20/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state contracts to a fake Russian investor....
06:48, 05/18/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns amid video scandal Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache says he is resigning after two German newspapers published footage of him apparently offering lucrative government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor...
05:48, 05/18/2019

Judge resigns amid claims he complained he can’t hang people An upstate judge has resigned amid allegations he ranted publicly that the legal system “sucks” and that most defendants should end up “swinging outside the door,” officials said Tuesday. Justice Scott Stone ran his mouth duri...
13:16, 06/04/2019

Davidson resigns as Jackets president, reportedly headed to Rangers John Davidson resigned as president of hockey operations of the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday and is expected to be named to a similar post with the New York Rangers....
12:48, 05/17/2019

US official leading Israeli-Palestinian peace plan resigns Jason Greenblatt, the architect of the US plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace, has stepped down. His exit without releasing a peace plan has sparked more uncertainty over Washington's strategy....
01:16, 09/06/2019

Top WH Aide Resigns After Reportedly Dishing About Trump's Family to the Media Madeleine Westerhout, the longtime personal assistant to President Donald Trump, abruptly resigned on Thursday after the president reportedly became aware she blabbed about the president’s family and West Wing business to members of the media, the Ne...
16:00, 08/30/2019

Damaged in Scandal, Head of U.N. AIDS Agency Resigns Suddenly Michel Sidibé’s resignation came months after his leadership was impugned in a damning report about workplace harassment. He will become the health minister in Mali....
16:00, 05/08/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as personal....
14:00, 05/16/2019

Illinois newspaper editor resigns to spare staff more layoffs SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois’ capital-city newspaper, a 188-year-old institution tied intimately to Abraham Lincoln, is without a news chief after its editor resigned in hopes of sparing more layoffs, according to a staff writer. Angie Muhs served no...
17:16, 05/15/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns after weeks of mass protests Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló on Wednesday said he would resign after almost two weeks of protests calling for him to step down over a scandal involving offensive chat messages and government corruption that rocked the bankrupt island....
04:00, 07/25/2019

'I am Antifa' professor who posted desire to hit Trump with bat resigns from post A college professor in Iowa who openly declared his support for the far-left Antifa movement after coming under fire for inflammatory social media posts against Evangelical Christians---and one in which he expressed desire to bash President Trump wit...
09:32, 08/28/2019

Warren Kanders Resigns as Whitney Trustee After Protests Over Tear Gas Days after eight artists left the Whitney Biennial, the vice chairman stepped down amid criticism of how his company’s law enforcement supplies are used....
07:00, 07/25/2019

Dutch minister resigns over asylum-seeker crime report The Dutch migration minister has quit after coming under fire over how crimes involving asylum-seekers were reported. Mark Harbers' ministry placed offenses such as sexual assault and murder under the term "other."...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Lawmaker Jo Johnson, British prime minister's brother, resigns Jo Johnson, the younger brother of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, quit Parliament Thursday as Conservatives continue to lose members and pressure mounts over the looming deadline to leave the European Union....
10:48, 09/05/2019

CNN photo editor resigns after anti-Semitic tweets unearthed A CNN photo editor has resigned after anti-Semitic tweets he sent in 2011 surfaced, including one in which he mentioned “Jewish pigs” killed in a terror attack in Jerusalem, according to reports. Mohammed Elshamy, 25, a former photojourna...
12:16, 07/26/2019

Leader of German Social Democrats resigns after vote fiasco BERLIN (AP) — The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after an election debacle in the European Parliament vote. Andrea Nahles said in a statemen...
02:00, 06/02/2019

Congo health minister resigns over government handling of Ebola Congo's health minister, Oly Ilunga, resigned on Monday in protest at the presidency's announcement last week that it was stripping his team of control over the response to the Ebola outbreak....
09:16, 07/22/2019

GNU founder Richard Stallman resigns from MIT, Free Software Foundation After reports revealed the lengths undertaken by some at MIT to accept donations from convicted sex offender and sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, MIT Media Lab director Joi Ito resigned. Now, computer scientist Richard Stallman, founder of the GNU ope...
05:00, 09/17/2019

Whitney museum trustee resigns after protests over sale of teargas Warren Kanders is the chairman and CEO of Safariland, a company that sells military gear including teargas canistersWarren Kanders, vice-chairman of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s board of directors, has resigned after months of mounting protes...
15:16, 07/25/2019

Leader of Merkel's Coalition Partner Resigns, Shaking Government The future of Angela Merkel’s government was thrown into doubt after the chairwoman of the German Chancellor’s junior coalition partner resigned following the party’s worst-ever election result a week ago....
07:32, 06/02/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns, protesters warn successor: 'We don't want you either' People danced in the streets of San Juan's old city on Thursday, after Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló bowed to protesters' demands and said he would quit over profane chat messages and a corruption scandal that have sparked massive demonstrati...
11:00, 07/25/2019

GOP appointee resigns from Federal Election Commission, leaving it without a quorum The departure of Matthew Petersen leaves the six-member panel with just three commissioners for the first time since 2008. Four votes are required for official action....
00:32, 08/27/2019

Official over Puerto Rico police reform resigns in protest SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A retired Army officer overseeing a court-ordered reform of Puerto Rico’s police department has resigned, saying he’s lost trust in the process. Arnaldo Claudio said Tuesday in a phone interview that the feder...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns after court summons on suspicion of war crimes Kosovo prime minister and former guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague....
12:00, 07/19/2019

"People Feel Cheated": BJP After Naveen Patnaik Resigns From Bijepur The BJP on Monday accused Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik of betraying the people of Western Odisha after his decision to vacate theBijepur Assembly constituency and retain Hinjili....
21:00, 06/03/2019

"Don't Want To Embarrass Nitish Kumar": JD(U) Spokesman Ajay Alok Resigns Firebrand JD(U) leader Ajay Alok has resigned from the post of party spokesperson stating that he does not wish to cause "embarrassment" to Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who also heads the party....
04:00, 06/14/2019

Papua New Guinea's prime minister, Peter O’Neill, resigns Parliament in turmoil as O’Neill speaks of a ‘need for change’ after series of high-profile defectionsPeter O’Neill, the prime minister of Papua New Guinea, has resigned after weeks of high-level defections from his ruling party.O’Neill told a news c...
03:32, 05/26/2019

Mexican minister resigns after causing 38-minute flight delay Josefa González Blanco asked Aeroméxico executive to ground plane to wait for herMexico’s environment minister has been forced to resign after causing a flight she was about to miss to be delayed by 38 minutes, in direct contravention of her presiden...
12:00, 05/27/2019

State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia suddenly resigns State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia surprised school officials on Monday by announcing that she’s stepping down after four years at the helm. Elia said she plans to join a national education-advocacy firm, but declined to provide further deta...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Peter O’Neill Resigns as Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea Mr. O’Neill’s departure after almost eight years in power comes at a sensitive moment, with China and the West fighting for influence across the region....
05:48, 05/26/2019

Mississippi sheriff admits guilt in corruption case, resigns JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A north Mississippi sheriff is pleading guilty to four felony charges and resigning from his office. Tim Mitchell on Wednesday pleaded guilty in Ackerman to two counts of trafficking in stolen firearms and two counts of embezzle...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Massachusetts motor vehicles head resigns after fatal crash The Massachusetts motor vehicles chief has resigned amid revelations that the trucker charged in the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire was able to keep his commercial driver’s license despite being busted for DWI in Connecticut last mont...
07:48, 06/26/2019

French Minister Who Dined on Lobster at Taxpayers’ Expense Resigns François de Rugy was shown to have hosted family and friends for lavish meals at his official residence when he was president of the National Assembly....
07:48, 07/16/2019

U.S.-U.K. ‘special relationship’ is in tatters after British ambassador, under fire, resigns President Trump saw an opportunity to embarrass the British government, already divided by Brexit, and used it to drive a wedge into another country....
22:32, 07/10/2019

French environment minister resigns over lavish lifestyle claims Francois de Rugy has said that the allegations meant he was no longer able to carry out his job properly. The resignation heaps further pressure on President Emmanuel Macron's government, which critics say is elitist....
08:48, 07/16/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns as promised; successor sworn in Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has resigned as promised, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to be sworn in as his replacement...
20:48, 08/02/2019

Philly police commissioner Richard Ross Jr. unexpectedly resigns Philadelphia’s police commissioner stepped down Tuesday amid allegations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination within the department. The move — which was widely unexpected — comes less than a week after six PPD officers we...
19:32, 08/20/2019

| Rahul Gandhi resigns as leader of India's opposition Congress Rahul Gandhi quit as head of India's main opposition Congress party, taking the blame for a second-straight election humiliation by right-wing Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi....
00:32, 07/04/2019

Puerto Rico governor resigns amid turmoil over his successor Ricardo Rosselló swears in Pedro Pierluisi but island faces continuing political upheavalThe governor of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rosselló, resigned on Friday and swore in a veteran politician as his replacement.But at his first news conference as govern...
19:16, 08/02/2019

Polish deputy minister resigns over judge trolling scandal Polish Deputy Justice Minister Lukasz Piebiak said he was resigning on Tuesday, following a report he sought to discredit judges critical of the government's judicial reforms by planting media rumors about their private lives....
08:00, 08/20/2019

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Resigns After Receiving Dubious Income (YOKOHAMA, Japan) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious income and vowed to pass the leadership of the Japanese automaker to a new generation. “It would ha...
14:16, 09/09/2019

Elizabeth Lederer, Prosecutor of Central Park Five, Resigns From Columbia Law Ms. Lederer was portrayed in the Netflix mini-series “When They See Us” as aggressively prosecuting five black and Latino boys for rape despite doubts about their guilt....
21:48, 06/12/2019

French environment minister resigns over lobster, champagne dinners French Environment Minister Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday after facing criticism for hosting luxurious dinners that appeared to have little to do with his former role as president of the National Assembly....
20:48, 07/16/2019

Christine Lagarde resigns from IMF to become president of European Central Bank International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde submitted her resignation Tuesday to take on a new role as president of the European Central Bank....
15:32, 07/16/2019

Italy’s prime minister resigns as government nears collapse Italy’s prime minister said he would resign on Tuesday and launched a blistering attack on his own interior minister, accusing him of sinking the ruling coalition and endangering the economy for personal gain. Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, addressin...
14:32, 08/20/2019

Papua New Guinea PM formally resigns after weeks of political chaos Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O'Neill formally resigned on Wednesday after losing the support of parliament during weeks of political turmoil in the South Pacific island nation....
20:16, 05/28/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after admitting ties to Clinton probe, Russian spy The CEO of Overstock.com resigned Thursday — a week after saying he was in a romantic relationship with a Russian spy and involved in an FBI probe into Russia and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Though patriotic Americans are writing ...
14:32, 08/22/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after speaking of helping with investigations of Trump, Clinton Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne has resigned days after previous letter speaking of the "deep state'' and helping investigations of Trump, Clinton       ...
17:00, 08/22/2019

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte has told senators he is handing in his resignation because his right-wing coalition partner has decided to yank support for the populist government...
15:00, 08/20/2019

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Resigns in Ongoing Shakeup As part of the ongoing leadership purge at the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director L. Francis Cissna submitted his resignation on Friday at the request of President Donald Trump....
12:00, 05/25/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns amid ongoing corruption scandal Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a widening scandal over a lucrative deal she inked with the University of Maryland Medical System to write a series of kids books — while she sat on the group’s board. “Dear...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships....
09:48, 05/22/2019

The Music Executive Behind the Country-Rap Hit 'Old Town Road' The unconventional pairing of rapper Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus is the latest example of the genre-blurring, streaming-focused approach of Ron Perry, the 40-year-old head of Columbia Records....
08:16, 05/31/2019

Verizon Retirees Urge Change to Executive Pay The Association of BellTel Retirees wants the wireless carrier to stop offering executives an investment option that generates above-market returns. Verizon doesn’t offer the option to rank-and-file workers....
14:16, 04/29/2019

No-deal Brexit 'very distinct possibility': EU executive A no-deal Brexit is a "very distinct possibility" and European Union citizens and businesses must be ready for Britain's departure on Oct. 31, the bloc's executive said on Tuesday....
06:16, 09/03/2019

Arizona Cardinals executive arrested on suspicion of DUI CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals executive Ron Minegar has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. Chandler police say Minegar was stopped around 11:30 p.m. Saturday for speeding, failure to drive within one lane of traffic and driving within the ...
16:00, 08/12/2019

AFL-CIO Executive Says He Has Been Marginalized and Targeted Over Political Disagreements In his first public interview since he was nearly forced out of one of the highest positions in organized labor, AFL-CIO executive vice president Tefere Gebre says that he has been targeted by political opponents within the union coalition seeking to...
08:48, 06/09/2019

MOVES-Former Platts LNG executive joins Australia's GLX * Marc Howson, a former liquefied natural gas (LNG) executive from S&P Global Platts, has joined Australian LNG trading platform Global LNG Exchange (GLX) this month, according to industry sources and his LinkedIn profile...
22:16, 05/22/2019

Oklahoma ex-oil executive sentenced to 6 years in prison OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A former oil company executive in Oklahoma has been sentenced to six years in prison for wire fraud and money laundering. Federal prosecutors say Kevin Wieck of Cromwell was sentenced Monday to 72 months after being convicted in ...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Compact Executive Car of the Year 2019: BMW 3 Series Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The BMW 3 Series is the 2019 Auto Express Compact Executive Car of the Year, with the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Mercedes C-Class commended...
18:32, 07/09/2019

Germany's Von der Leyen secures powerful EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen secured European parliamentary approval on Tuesday to become the first female European Commission president on a platform of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe....
13:48, 07/16/2019

Sugar Skulls Executive Director Moving On TUCSON – The Tucson Sugar Skulls made headlines by becoming the first Indoor Football Expansion team to make the playoffs. However, now the team is looking for a new Executive Director, after Mike Feder has announced he’s stepping down. H...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Want to join the VB team? We’re looking for a kick-ass Account Executive VB is looking for a passionate account executive to sell custom campaigns and integrated marketing solutions to leading business and technology brands.Read More...
11:16, 07/25/2019

FAA reputation has taken a hit from Boeing 737 MAX grounding: United executive The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) reputation has taken a hit as a result of the Boeing Co 737 MAX grounding, United Airlines President Scott Kirby said on Monday....
21:16, 05/26/2019

Arizona Cardinals Executive Rod Minegar Arrested For DUI Ron Minegar, the chief operating officer and executive vice president of the Arizona Cardinals, was arrested on Saturday on suspicion of DUI in Chandler, Ariz., according to a police report obtained by ABC15 Arizona. Minegar was pulled over around 11...
14:32, 08/12/2019

Mali gives top job to UN executive accused of 'tolerating harassment' Michel Sidibé faced pressure to stand down following criticism of his handling of sexual assault allegations in his teamA senior UN official accused of “tolerating harassment and abuse of authority” has been appointed health minister in Mali.Michel S...
02:16, 05/08/2019

Executive order gives hope to kidney patients The Trump administration’s recent pledge to transform kidney care is cause for hope for late-stage kidney disease patients languishing on transplant lists and in dialysis clinics. However, the administration has not publicized the details of its plan...
20:16, 08/01/2019

Durex Owner Names Pepsi Executive as CEO Reckitt Benckiser has tapped one of Pepsi’s most senior people to be its new chief executive, as the owner of Durex condoms and Dettol cleaning products looks to revive growth after a challenging few years....
02:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. Senate confirms former Delta executive to head FAA The U.S. Senate voted 52-to-40 along party lines on Wednesday to confirm former Delta Air Lines executive Stephen Dickson to head the Federal Aviation Administration, an agency that has faced scrutiny relating to safety over the past year....
12:48, 07/24/2019

Extradition hearing for Huawei executive set for January VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A Canadian court says an extradition hearing will begin in January for a top executive of the Chinese tech company Huawei wanted by the U.S on fraud charges. British Columbia’s Supreme Court on Thursday accept...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Advisory firms say AIG shareholders should vote 'no' on executive pay American International Group Inc shareholders should vote against compensation packages for top executives at the insurer's annual meeting next week, according to two advisory firms that hold sway over investor votes....
17:48, 05/15/2019

New Executive of Slimmed-Down Fox Network Faces First Big Test Disney’s acquisition of much of Rupert Murdoch’s empire leaves the network vulnerable. Charlie Collier says he, and the network, are up for the challenge....
16:32, 05/12/2019

Von der Leyen wins liberal support for EU executive top job Germany's Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday took a step closer to becoming the first female European Commission head after her vision of a greener, fairer and rule-based Europe won over liberal lawmakers....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Ex-Sacramento Kings executive gets 7 years for fraud SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a former top Sacramento Kings executive to seven years in prison for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft. Jeffrey David is the team’s former chief revenue officer. In December he pleaded g...
21:00, 06/24/2019

Senior Facebook executive says it would favor regulation LONDON (AP) — A senior Facebook executive says the social media site is in favor of regulation to address some of the dark problems of the internet. Nick Clegg, the former leader of the U.K. Liberal Democrat party who now heads global affairs for Fac...
04:00, 06/24/2019

Student Loan Watchdog Job Given to an Industry Executive The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s new student loan ombudsman is a former compliance official at a loan servicer that government auditors have criticized....
19:32, 08/16/2019

Former Abraaj executive pleads guilty to U.S. charges A former executive of collapsed Dubai private equity firm Abraaj Capital Ltd on Friday pleaded guilty to U.S. fraud and conspiracy charges, admitting that he lied to investors about the firm's financial health and track record....
14:32, 06/28/2019

Famed Auto Executive Lee Iacocca Dies at 94 Lee Iacocca, the tough-talking, cigar-chomping auto executive who saved Chrysler in the early 1980s and became America’s first big-time, celebrity CEO, has died at 94....
23:48, 07/02/2019

Trump’s personal assistant Madeleine Westerhout abruptly resigns: report President Trump’s personal assistant abruptly resigned from her post on Thursday after it was revealed she shared information about the president’s family with members of the press, reports said Thursday. Madeleine Westerhout stepped down...
04:32, 08/30/2019

Trump appointee, whose past blogs on race sparked backlash, resigns The senior CFPB official, Eric Blankenstein, has been operating under a cloud since September, when The Post reported on blog posts he had written more than a decade ago....
21:16, 05/15/2019

South Bend police officer who fatally shot black man resigns The white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man last month — causing Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to briefly return home — has resigned. Fraternal Order of Police president Harvey Mills confirmed Sgt. Rya...
04:16, 07/16/2019

Venezuela's ambassador to Italy resigns, blaming government's lack of money Isaías Rodríguez says US sanctions against Caracas means he cannot afford to carry out his dutiesThe Venezuelan ambassador to Italy has resigned, saying his government’s financial difficulties have made his job impossible.In a letter addressed direct...
07:32, 05/21/2019

Trump's personal assistant resigns from White House amid tensions A personal assistant to President Trump who had been with the administration since Trump took office, Madeleine Westerhout, abruptly resigned Thursday, reportedly after it was determined she shared private information about the president with reporte...
05:32, 08/30/2019

North Carolina Politician Abruptly Resigns, Saying He's Been Subjected to Homophobic Bullying Jerry Windle, a former town council member of Morrisville, NC, abruptly resigned his position this week, saying he had been the victim of intense, homophobic bullying over the past several years....
13:16, 05/16/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The assistant district attorney who prosecuted the now-exonerated Central Park Five said on Wednesday that she will leave her post as a part-time lecturer at Columbia Law School due to backlash over a Netflix series on the case called “When The...
23:48, 06/12/2019

MIT scientist resigns over Jeffrey Epstein comments he calls 'misunderstandings and mischaracterizations' The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) computer scientist who said the alleged sex-abuse victims of an associate of deceased convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein were “entirely willing" has resigned....
05:32, 09/17/2019

Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne resigns in wake of "deep state" remarks "If the hors d’oeuvre that was served recently caused the market such indigestion, it is not going to be in shareholder interest for me to be around if and when any main course is served," Byrne wrote to shareholders....
13:00, 08/22/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter purge controversy Texas Secretary of State David Whitley abruptly resigned Monday amid criticism for challenging the citizenship status of thousands of voters in the state....
16:32, 05/28/2019

Prosecutor who helped craft Jeffrey Epstein plea deal resigns from DOJ A prosecutor who is being probed for helping negotiate the secret plea deal that allowed pedophile Jeffrey Epstein to avoid federal charges in 2008 has resigned from the Justice Department, her lawyer said Thursday. A. Marie Villafaña will leave her ...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns, will swear in replacement Scandal-scarred Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigned as promised Friday afternoon and said he would swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his replacement. Thousands of Puerto Ricans cheered in front of the governor’s mansion when Rosse...
05:48, 08/03/2019

Taylor University president resigns after hosting Pence as commencement speaker Taylor University President Paul Lowell Haines has resigned from the nondenominational Christian university a month after it hosted Vice President Mike Pence as commencement speaker....
21:16, 06/24/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack The principal of Maryland high school has resigned months after several junior varsity football players were accused of raping or attempting to rape teammates with a broomstick....
01:32, 05/08/2019

Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Roselló Resigns After Mass Protests After more than two weeks of mass protests calling for his ouster, Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced on Wednesday that he will be resigning from his position, effective August 2....
06:00, 07/25/2019

Mexico Finance Minister Resigns After Clashes With President; Peso Falls The departure deepens doubts among investors over economic policy under leftist President Andrés Manuel López Obrador and whether he will maintain the country’s hard-fought fiscal stability....
00:32, 07/10/2019

Amid Epstein fallout, MIT’s Center for Civic Media director resigns MIT Center for Civic Media director Ethan Zuckerman resigned his position today after learning about the MIT Media Lab's connections with Jeffrey Epstein.Read More...
23:00, 08/20/2019

Trump’s Personal Assistant Resigns Because She Couldn’t Stop Flossin’ and Spilling Tea A white woman with arguably the whitest name ever is no longer working in the Whitest House after reports that she shared some inner secrets about the president’s family with reporters....
08:00, 09/01/2019

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery’s management team of public drunkenness and other unprofessional behavior during business t...
05:00, 06/09/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after boozy strip-club jaunt The principal of a Louisiana Catholic high school has resigned after he was arrested for drunkenly refusing to pay a bill at a Washington DC strip club — while he was in town for a field trip, according to reports. Michael Comeau, principal of Holy F...
02:48, 06/03/2019

Virginia Beach city manager resigns over mass shooting response The city manager of Virginia Beach resigned Wednesday following complaints about how he handled the aftermath of the mass shooting that rocked his city and left 12 people dead. “A lot of performance problems led to this day,” said Kevin Martingayle, ...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Cop resigns after confrontation with black college student picking up trash outside dorm A white police officer who pulled out his gun during a heated confrontation with a black college student picking up trash outside his Colorado dorm is resigning — and will continue to collect his paycheck for the next eight months, city officials sai...
12:16, 05/17/2019

John Davidson resigns from Blue Jackets, Rangers return imminent John Davidson is almost home, back to Broadway where he was a beloved player and announcer. The Blue Jackets’ president of hockey operations stepped down on Friday afternoon. The Rangers are expected to announce his hiring as team president later tod...
10:48, 05/17/2019

Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello swears in successor, resigns Puerto Rico’s disgraced Gov. Ricardo Rossello officially stepped down from office on Friday night — and his last act was to swear in veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi as his successor. The new governor’s fate remains ­unclear, howe...
05:48, 08/03/2019

Acting head of CBP resigns amid outcry over conditions for migrant children John Sanders said he would step down on 5 July, shortly after reports of poor conditions at a Texas facilityThe acting head of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in...
06:16, 06/26/2019

Ford's director of global strategic design, David Woodhouse, resigns Woodhouse, who had been with the company for 20 years, helped turn around Lincoln by crafting the luxury brand's new "quiet flight" design philosophy....
09:00, 06/08/2019

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling rises after Theresa May resigns The value of the pound climbed slightly against the euro and US dollar following Theresa May's announcement she will step down as Prime Minister on June 7....
11:16, 05/24/2019

Representative Justin Amash, Newly Independent, Resigns From Oversight Committee After leaving the Republican Party, Mr. Amash withdrew from the committee, most likely pre-empting his removal but depriving Democrats on the panel of their only bipartisan ally....
18:48, 07/08/2019

Yemen foreign minister resigns amid differences over U.N. efforts: sources Yemen's foreign minister has submitted his resignation as differences emerge within the Saudi-backed government over the handling of a U.N.-led peace initiative in the main port city of Hodeidah, two ministry sources said on Monday....
09:32, 06/10/2019

SeaWorld suffers biggest plunge of 2019 as CEO resigns after just 7 months (SEAS) Mike Blake/Reuters SeaWorld Entertainment's stock suffered its largest decline of the year on Tuesday after CEO Gustavo Antorcha resigned after just seven months in the role. Antorcha left "due to disagreements over the Board's involvement in the d...
00:00, 09/18/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO resigns after Beijing pressure following Hong Kong protests Company chairman John Slosar said the airline needed new management because events had “called into question” its commitment to safety and security.        ...
00:32, 08/17/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
16:16, 05/02/2019

Paraguay foreign minister resigns after Brazil energy deal outcry Paraguay's foreign minister and three other officials resigned on Monday amid a growing scandal over the signing of an energy deal with Brazil, a blow to President Mario Abdo who has forged close ties with Brazil, South America's No. 1 economy....
15:16, 07/29/2019

Brexit: Amber Rudd, UK work and pensions secretary, resigns from Cabinet Amber Rudd, the UK work and pensions secretary, has resigned, citing her disagreement over a possible no-deal Brexit as the reason why she chose to leave Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government....
22:32, 09/08/2019

Cathay Chairman Slosar resigns weeks after CEO left, deepening reshuffle Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways shook up its top ranks further as Chairman John Slosar resigned on Wednesday, less than three weeks after mounting Chinese regulatory scrutiny led to the shock departure of its chief executive....
09:48, 09/04/2019

Trump's Labor Secretary Acosta resigns amid Epstein case U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned on Friday amid fresh scrutiny of his handling of the sex abuse case against financier Jeffrey Epstein, becoming President Donald Trump's latest adviser to leave the administration in controversy....
11:00, 07/12/2019

Overstock CEO resigns after his 'deep state' comments sparked stock selloff The outspoken CEO of online home goods retailer Overstock.com resigned Thursday, days after he issued a press release entitled "Comments on Deep State" that claimed he helped the FBI carry out "political espionage."...
21:00, 08/22/2019

Texas secretary of state resigns amid voter investigation debacle In the shadow of a mistake-filled effort to purge the state's voter rolls of noncitizens, Texas Secretary of State David Whitley delivered his resignation to the governor Monday afternoon just before the end of the legislative session....
00:32, 05/29/2019

Huntsman, U.S. envoy to Moscow, resigns amid talk of possible Utah political run The U.S. ambassador to Russia, Jon Huntsman, has resigned from his post after two years as Washington's envoy to Moscow, the State Department said on Wednesday, amid speculation he plans to run for Utah governor....
11:16, 08/07/2019

UK House Of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom Resigns Over Brexit Plan Prominent Brexit supporter Andrea Leadsom resigned from Prime Minister Theresa May's government on Wednesday, piling pressure on the British leader after a new Brexit gambit backfired and fuelled......
17:00, 05/22/2019

MIT media lab director resigns amid Jeffrey Epstein donations scandal The director of the Media Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology resigned on Saturday after it was revealed that he had been secretly accepting donations from Jeffrey Epstein. “After giving the matter a great deal of thought over the ...
00:16, 09/08/2019

Overstock’s blockchain mad CEO resigns after disclosing romantic relationship with suspected Russian spy The blockchain-mad CEO of online retailer Overstock has stepped down amid a confession that he was romantically involved with a suspected Russian spy. Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne issued a letter to shareholders yesterday explaining his decision. He w...
02:32, 08/23/2019

Scandal at Nissan deepens as CEO Saikawa resigns after admitting he was improperly overpaid Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is stepping down after an internal company investigation revealed falsified documents that boosted his compensation in 2013 by about $900,000....
08:32, 09/09/2019

Georgia jailer tied to Norse white supremacist group resigns ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia jailer has resigned after liberal activists uncovered his leadership of a religious group with white supremacist ties. Brandon Trent East says he was told to resign or be fired from his job in the Haralson County Jail. Sherif...
05:16, 06/19/2019

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor de Blasio’s tech czar resigned Friday following a damning Post report that he allowed the city’s official wireless network to crash in April despite federal warnings about a looming, Y2K-like software bug. “It’s been an honor ...
18:16, 06/14/2019

Senior U.K. Cabinet Member Resigns in Latest Brexit Blow for Theresa May (LONDON) — A senior member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Cabinet has quit over Brexit, in a new blow to the embattled British leader. Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom says she is resigning because she does not believe May&#...
15:16, 05/22/2019

Poland's parliament speaker resigns amid private flights scandal Poland's parliament speaker, Marek Kuchcinski, said on Thursday he would resign after it was revealed that he used government aircraft for private trips by family members....
05:16, 08/08/2019

MIT Media Lab director resigns after report on financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein A top official at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) resigned Saturday after acknowledging this past week that he went around the university's official designation of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein as a “disqualified” donor and cont...
20:16, 09/07/2019

School aide resigns after telling noisy students they could be ‘picking cotton’ instead An Oregon school district employee has resigned after reprimanding a noisy group of students, telling them they were lucky they weren’t “picking cotton,” officials said. The unidentified North Clackamas School District instructional assistant made t...
12:32, 06/12/2019

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty resigns amid Senate race U.S. Ambassador to Japan Bill Hagerty announced Tuesday he will leave the diplomatic post, just days after President Donald Trump endorsed him to run for a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate....
14:48, 07/16/2019

Professor resigns after probe found he harassed female students, called them fat A Montana State University professor resigned after a probe found he repeatedly touched female students and called them fat — harassment so rampant that one student considered suicide, according to a report. Hikmet Budak, an advanced genetics p...
07:00, 05/31/2019

Robert Pattinson is the new Batman After weeks of speculation, the actor has officially inherited the keys to the Batmobile from Ben AffleckThe actor who shot to fame as a vampire in the Twilight films will take on another nocturnal hero: Batman. Pattinson, 33, inherits the role from ...
09:48, 05/31/2019

Robert Kraft Might Appear In A Courtroom After All Palm Beach County Judge Leonard Hanser ordered Robert Kraft to appear in court at an upcoming hearing scheduled in the New England Patriots owner’s criminal case. Kraft is charged with two counts of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after he w...
03:32, 05/02/2019

Robert Young obituary My friend Robert Young, who has died aged 83, was a psychotherapist, writer and academic, the author of influential books on Darwin, psychoanalysis and the history of ideas. A brave man of the left, he founded several journals of radical inquiry into...
12:16, 08/01/2019

Ex-Manchester United, LA Rams executive new FE CEO, Agag to chairman Former Manchester United and Los Angeles Rams executive Jamie Reigle has been appointed as the new CEO of ABB FIA Formula E, with Alejandro Agag completing his move to chairman...
19:00, 09/16/2019

JPMorgan shareholders advised to vote against executive compensation -ISS Shareholders of JPMorgan Chase & Co were advised to vote against the bank's executive compensation at its annual shareholder meeting by the proxy advisory group ISS, according to a report the firm published this week seen by Reuters....
11:00, 05/08/2019

2019 Audi A4: pricing for facelifted executive car revealed S4 will be diesel only with a 48-volt mild hybrid set-up BMW 3 Series rival has received a raft of revisions as part of a mid-life facelift; prices start at £30,725 The updated Audi A4 range is due to go on sale soon, and pricing has appeared on s...
13:16, 08/05/2019

Former federal prisons executive to lead corrections agency FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A former high-ranking official for the Federal Bureau of Prisons has been selected to serve as interim commissioner for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. State Justice Secretary John Tilley says Kathleen Kenney will join t...
04:00, 06/03/2019

Ex-St. Louis County executive pleads guilty to corruption ST. LOUIS (AP) — In less than a week, Steve Stenger went from the top elected official in Missouri’s largest county to a convicted felon. Stenger pleaded guilty Friday to federal corruption charges for providing political favors in exchange for...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Jets interview Bears executive Champ Kelly for GM gig The Jets have interviewed Chicago Bears executive Champ Kelly, the fourth candidate to meet with New York for its general manager job        ...
17:00, 06/03/2019

EU executive sees no decisions on relationship with Switzerland on Tuesday The European Commission will discuss the European Union's relations with Switzerland at its next meeting on Tuesday, but does not expect to take any decisions at this stage, a Commission spokeswoman told a regular briefing....
04:16, 06/17/2019

EU executive proposes new tools to help safeguard bloc's democracy The European Union's executive on Tuesday agreed new measures to better police democracy across the bloc, tightening scrutiny of nationalist rulers in the east who stand accused of attacking judicial independence and media freedom....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Arizona Cardinals executive Ron Minegar arrested on suspicion of DUI Arizona Cardinals vice president and chief operating officer Ron Minegar was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence, police said....
15:32, 08/12/2019

Google executive insists she was 'baited' into 'imprecise language' Google executive Jen Gennai tried to clarify what she meant in a leaked video from Project Veritas which showed her implying Google would try to stop President Trump from being elected in 2020....
14:00, 06/27/2019

Former Fox Sports, ESPN executive Horowitz hired by DAZN LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jamie Horowitz has been hired by DAZN as its executive vice president for content in North America. The announcement was made by DAZN Executive Chairman John Skipper in an email to staff Friday. Horowitz has been a consultant for DAZ...
10:00, 05/03/2019

CBS-Viacom merger equals $70M payout to top executive Joe Ianniello The merger of Viacom and CBS is shaping up to be lucrative for its top two execs. Acting CBS Chief Executive Joe Ianniello, who will be chairman and CEO of CBS at the combined firm, will bank a hefty payout of $70 million when the deal closes. That p...
18:48, 08/19/2019

Trump tries to shut Huawei out of US market with executive order Enlarge / Customers purchase mobile phones at the Huawei Experience Center on May 16, 2019 in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. (credit: Getty Images | VCG/Long Wei) The Trump administration yesterday took two actions that could effectively pre...
10:00, 05/16/2019

Goldman sued by gay former executive who alleges firing was discriminatory Goldman Sachs has been sued by William Littleton, a former vice president who alleges sexual orientation discrimination. Littleton had been a leader of the Wall Street bank's LGBTQ network....
10:48, 06/05/2019

Huawei Executive Seeks Dismissal of U.S. Extradition Request Lawyers for senior Huawei Technologies executive Meng Wanzhou told a Vancouver court they would ask it to dismiss the U.S. request to have her extradited, saying the U.S. interfered in the case politically and Canadian border officials violated her r...
20:48, 05/08/2019

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive officer....
03:32, 06/12/2019

Health executive says he bribed Arkansas governor’s nephew LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former health care executive has admitted to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe a former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor’s nephew. Robin Raveendran pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiracy to commit bribery...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU’s executive arm GENEVA (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union’s executive body. The French leader said Tuesday the EU “needs someone strong” a...
13:32, 06/11/2019

Trump says he’s considering executive order to add citizenship question to census President Donald Trump looks up during the military flyovers at the Independence Day celebration in front of the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, July 4, 2019, in Washington. The Washington Monument is in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Dartu...
10:48, 07/05/2019

UPDATE 1-India's Mindtree names former Cognizant executive as CEO Indian IT services firm Mindtree Ltd on Friday named former Cognizant executive Debashis Chatterjee as its new managing director and chief executive officer....
02:16, 08/02/2019

Macron floats backing Merkel as head of EU's executive arm French President Emmanuel Macron says he would support German Chancellor Angela Merkel if she wanted to be the head of the European Union's executive body....
14:00, 06/11/2019

JPMorgan shareholders advised to vote against executive compensation by ISS Proxy advisory group ISS has advised JPMorgan Chase & Co shareholders to vote against the bank's executive compensation at its upcoming annual shareholder meeting, according to a report the firm published this week that was seen by Reuters....
13:32, 05/08/2019

Children’s Museum Executive Director announces resignation Courtesy: Children’s Museum TUCSON – Children’s Museum Executive Director announced his resignations after 10 years with the museum on Friday. Michael J. Luria will be leaving the Museum this summer and take a position at the University of Ariz...
11:16, 05/17/2019

Nissan hires former Ford design executive Woodhouse As vice president of Nissan Design America, David Woodhouse will lead Nissan and Infiniti design activities in North America. Luring a senior executive from a rival marks a reversal for Nissan, which has been coping with a talent drain in the wake of...
14:16, 06/12/2019

Scotland land at World Cup in better shape and in executive style • Judy Murray and Steve Clarke delivered pep talks beforehand• We’ve got a better style of play, says full-back Nicola DochertyIt is safe to assume Nicola Sturgeon has secured Nicola Docherty’s vote. Before the first minister facilitated the funding ...
14:48, 06/06/2019

Trump considering executive order for Census citizenship question President Donald Trump said on Friday that he is considering an executive order to add a contentious question about citizenship to the 2020 U.S. Census, after a U.S. Supreme Court blocked his initial effort to include it....
08:48, 07/05/2019

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says being a Microsoft executive is 'a dream job' Jeff Weiner told CNBC's Jon Fortt that, about three years after the Microsoft acquisition, he gets to work with "an extraordinary group of individuals."...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Amazon executive says company welcomes scrutiny of big tech One of Amazon.com Inc's top executives on Wednesday responded to reported information gathering by U.S. antitrust enforcers and to calls by some critics to break up the company with a simple message: we welcome any review....
17:48, 06/05/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan, the acting Pentagon chief, as his new defense secretary, the White House announced on Th...
03:00, 05/10/2019

Yes, Trump can use executive authority on capital gains indexing As expected, Congress’ summer break didn’t mean a letup in the never-ending debate about capital gains indexing — whether or not President Trump should (or even can) allow taxpayers to remove inflation when calculating their capital gains taxes. Nota...
09:01, 09/12/2019

Not long ago, he was shoveling sewage. Now Jon Horst could win NBA executive of the year. Horst, one of the youngest general managers in the NBA, has guided Milwaukee to the best record in the NBA and their first Eastern Conference finals appearance since 2001. But he remembers what got him here....
09:00, 05/14/2019

Zion Williamson is 'still growing,' New Orleans Pelicans executive says New Orleans Pelicans rookie Zion Williamson is poised to be one of the most electrifying players to play in the NBA in recent memory and one of the team's executive revealed an interesting note Sunday....
21:48, 07/29/2019

Huawei senior executive working with Google to counter U.S. ban Chinese telecoms equipment maker Huawei is working closely with Google to resolve restrictions imposed by the United States last week, a senior Huawei executive said on Tuesday....
04:00, 05/21/2019

Next EU executive won't let Poland, Hungary off hook on democracy: diplomats The European Union's next executive will keep up forceful pressure on Poland and Hungary over rule of law deficiencies, diplomats and officials said on Thursday, countering the hopes of Warsaw's ruling nationalist, euroskeptic party....
09:00, 07/18/2019

Huawei believes Europe will keep faith in company: executive China's Huawei believes Europe will not follow the United States in blacklisting the company because it has been a partner of European telecoms firms for many years, a top Huawei executive told an Italian newspaper....
05:48, 05/21/2019

Drugmaker Sanofi appoints Novartis executive Hudson as new CEO French pharma giant Sanofi has appointed Paul Hudson as chief executive to replace Olivier Brandicourt, who will retire in September, the company said on Friday....
00:16, 06/07/2019

Huawei Mate X Foldable Phone Still Being Optimised: Executive Huawei is still optimising the foldable Mate X smartphone and would not make it public without meeting quality requirements, the company's director of consumer business mobile phones He Gang has said....
10:16, 07/29/2019

JPMorgan shareholders approve bank's executive pay with protest JPMorgan Chase & Co said on Tuesday that only 71.64 percent of shareholders voted to approve its executive compensation packages, marking a rare instance of criticism over the bank's top leaders pay....
11:32, 05/21/2019

A Top Executive at Boeing’s Troubled South Carolina Plant Is Out David Carbon’s departure follows a New York Times article that detailed shoddy production and weak oversight at the company’s 787 Dreamliner factory in North Charleston....
16:48, 05/22/2019

"Lovely Old Man": Huawei Executive Becomes Unlikely Social Media Star Chinese netizens posting to the social-media site Weibo this week threw their support behind an unlikely internet sensation: a bespectacled British Huawei executive who defended the Chinese telecom......
22:16, 06/12/2019

Palo Alto executive VP of worldwide sales steps down Palo Alto Networks Inc said on Friday its executive vice president of worldwide sales, Dave Peranich, is stepping down after three years in the cyber security company....
17:00, 08/16/2019

Britain must settle EU bill even after no-deal Brexit: EU executive The European Union expects Britain to honor all its financial obligations made during its membership of the bloc even after a no-deal Brexit, a spokeswoman for the executive European Commission said on Monday....
03:32, 08/26/2019