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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 official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns

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Top Immigration Official Claims He Didn't See Trump's Racist Tweets But Also Says They Weren't Racist The president can’t stop himself from lobbing racist attacks on House Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley. But for Trump’s top immigration official, telling female congresswoman of color to “go back...from [...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the Easter edition of his party's regional newspaper....
09:16, 04/28/2019

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

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

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

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

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

Tennessee House Speaker's Top Aide Resigns After Accusations of Framing Black Activist and Sending Racist and Sexist Texts Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada’s chief of staff, a white man who actually and truly goes by the name Cade Cothren, has resigned amid allegations that he framed a black activist, as well as sent racist and sexually explicit texts, some of which w...
10:48, 05/07/2019

Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts official says driver in crash that killed 7 should have had license revoked before wreck; RMV head resigns....
17:48, 06/25/2019

CORRECTED (OFFICIAL)-Societe Generale resigns as London gold and silver market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold and silver, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
08:32, 04/30/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary, the latest Trump official to leave amid scandal His handling of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex-crimes case in 2008 was under intense scrutiny. At the time, Acosta signed off on a plea deal for Epstein that was widely viewed as too lenient....
22:16, 07/12/2019

State Dept. Official Can’t Talk About China Without Getting Real Racist The United States, over the years, has had many enemies. Britain. Germany (a couple times). Spain. Italy. Japan. The USSR. North Korea. Vietnam. Most of Latin America at one point or another. Iraq. Afghanistan. Iraq again. In the current world order...
04:32, 05/02/2019

Stephen Moore's Writings on Women Multiple Senate Republicans have expressed doubts about the prospects for confirming the conservative commentator if President Trump nominates him to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. They cited among other issues his comments about women. Here...
08:48, 05/02/2019

CFPB Announces $60 Million Fine Against Debt Collectors —The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau banned two debt collectors and fined them more than $60 million, extending a crackdown on abusive practices in a heavily scrutinized segment of the financial industry....
19:00, 07/25/2019

CFPB proposes rule to limit debt collectors’ calls Federal regulators proposed a new rule on Tuesday to curb debt collectors’ calls to delinquent borrowers — but consumer advocates complained that the rules leave open too many loopholes when it comes to spam emails and texts. The Consumer Financial P...
08:16, 05/08/2019

| CAS has stirred up emotions over Caster decision CAS has stirred up emotions over its decision to uphold the IAAF's ruling forcing Caster Semenya to take medication to reduce her testosterone levels....
13:00, 05/21/2019

White House Reviewing Stephen Moore’s Writings President Trump’s presumptive nominee to the Fed has written numerous opinion pieces questioning the role of women and suggesting they should not earn more than men....
12:00, 04/29/2019

CFPB Takes Aim at 'Mortgage Patch' That Enables High-Debt Borrowing The Trump administration plans to eliminate a regulatory loophole that put the government on the hook for an additional $260 billion of mortgages last year, a move that could limit the availability of credit for home loans....
16:16, 07/25/2019

How Exxon’s Big Gas Plan Stirred Up Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea, the impoverished Pacific nation of 8 million people, is in a bind over a $13 billion project to double natural gas exports. Political opposition to the deal has already helped take down a prime minister, and some of the world’s bigg...
21:16, 08/02/2019

White House is 'reviewing' Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore's controversial past writings The White House confirmed Monday it is reviewing the past writings of conservative economics pundit Stephen Moore, Trump's pick to join the Federal Reserve Board. Moore's writings have been criticized for denigrating women....
13:00, 04/29/2019

Hope and heart: emotions stirred in Liverpool at season's crescendo | Donald McRae Twenty-nine years after their last league title, and with the Hillsborough disaster stitched into the fabric of the club, players and supporters feel a palpable mixture of yearning and pride Three weeks ago, amid a gripping Premier League title race,...
09:16, 05/03/2019

Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump’s Fed pick Stephen Moore withdraws name amid loss of GOP support, controversy over writings about women....
10:00, 05/02/2019

All hell broke loose: 40 years ago, Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park stirred culture war Disco Demolition Night took place 40 years ago at Chicago's Comiskey Park. Records were detonated and all hell broke loose amid a growing culture war.       ...
12:00, 07/12/2019

Oh, He’s RACIST Racist: Anthony Scaramucci Says He Can No Longer Support Trump for President Anthony Scaramucci lasted just 11 short days as Donald Trump’s White House communications director during the summer of 2017. Like many others handpicked by the “president,” he was ousted and sent on his merry way to become one of many people who bri...
18:32, 08/12/2019

Racist Kris Kobach Puts Out Deranged Video About How He's Not a Racist Former Kansas Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach—a racist grifter who can’t even spell his own name right—released a new video on Wednesday, attempting to head off any criticism of his deeply bigoted past ahead of his 2020 Senate campaign....
13:48, 07/31/2019

Trump's Racist Tweets Aren't Racist, Twitter Decides President Trump’s attack this Sunday on four first-term congresswomen was widely viewed as one of the most racist he’s ever produced. Not everyone agrees, however. Twitter, whose platform serves as a catapult for Trump’s bigoted attacks on migrants, ...
12:32, 07/15/2019

Trump claims racist tweets at congresswomen were 'not racist' – live Trump tweets: ‘I don’t have a racist bone in my body’House to vote later on resolution that condemns TrumpSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.50pm BST How did that outing by the House Republican leadership go? Simple Kevin must re...
08:16, 07/16/2019

Poll Finds Trump’s Racist Dog Whistle Works With Racists; Republican Support Increases After Racist Tweets Well, it looks like President Trump’s racist tweet targeting the fab four freshmen congresswomen is working; not only has he distracted the public from his relationship with convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his Republican base has heard the call ...
22:00, 07/17/2019

Why robocalls will be 'shaken' and 'stirred' with new mandatory caller verification The FCC is hosting a Robocall Summit to discuss phone carriers implementing SHAKEN/STIR, a caller verification system coming at the end of this year.       ...
19:00, 07/11/2019

North Korea official tells U.S. counterpart talks to begin soon: senior U.S. official A North Korean official told a White House National Security Council counterpart last week that working-level talks to revive denuclearization negotiations with North Korea would start very soon, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday....
15:16, 07/30/2019

The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is g The official Twitter for Square Enix’s Studio Istolia is M.I.A., and the studio’s official site is gone. In March, former Tales producer Hideo Baba, who had been working on a new game for Studio Istolia, left the company. The status of the game, know...
03:48, 05/13/2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

#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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

| 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

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

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

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Austria will have early elections after vice chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far-right Freedom Party, has resigned over allegations of corruption, just days before key European elections....
01:32, 05/19/2019

Catholic school principal resigns after arrest at strip club while on DC field trip Principal Michael Comeau of the Holy Family Catholic School in Port Allen, La. was arrested at a D.C. strip club, while visiting on a school trip.        ...
09:48, 06/03/2019

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

Mayor Catherine Pugh of Baltimore Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth more than $500,000....
13:32, 05/02/2019

Cypriot Justice Minister Nicolaou resigns amid outcry over serial killings Cyprus' justice minister, Ionas Nicolaou, resigned Thursday amid public backlash over law enforcement's handling of an investigation into the slayings of five migrant women and two children....
11:48, 05/02/2019

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta Resigns After Criticism of Epstein Plea Deal (WASHINGTON) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girl...
07:32, 07/12/2019

Austrian vice chancellor resigns over leaked video, prompting snap election Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday over corruption allegations after a secret video was leaked, sparking a snap election....
12:32, 05/18/2019

Austria's populist vice chancellor resigns after alleged corruption video surfaces Austrian vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigned Saturday after being caught in a secret video footage offering government contracts to a potential Russian benefactor....
09:32, 05/18/2019

Elizabeth Lederer, Central Park 5 prosecutor, resigns from Columbia after Netflix series The petition to fire Elizabeth Lederer was written by the Black Law Students Association at Columbia, and comes after Linda Fairstein's own fallout.        ...
16:48, 06/13/2019

David Whitley, Texas Secretary of State, Resigns After Questioning Voters’ Citizenship In January, Mr. Whitley urged county officials to review 95,000 registered voters who might not be citizens. The effort foundered almost immediately....
23:48, 05/28/2019

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

Sour note: Sistine Chapel Choir director resigns after fraud allegations The director of the Sistine Chapel Choir, which has provided the musical backdrop to papal events for centuries, has resigned following allegations of fraud and embezzlement....
08:00, 07/10/2019

Puerto Rico: Ricardo Rosselló resigns as party president over text messages Embattled leader stops short of resigning as governorProtesters had set Sunday evening deadline for his departurePuerto Rico’s embattled governor Ricardo Rosselló has announced that he will resign as president of the ruling New Progressive party and ...
18:48, 07/21/2019

British Ambassador Resigns After Leak of Diplomatic Cables Critical of Trump Administration (LONDON) — Britain’s ambassador to the United States resigned Wednesday, just days after diplomatic cables criticizing President Donald Trump were leaked, causing embarrassment to two countries that often celebrate having a “special...
07:16, 07/10/2019

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader Colombia's attorney general said on Wednesday he resigned in protest after a special court charged with prosecuting war crimes denied a U.S. extradition request for a former FARC leader accused of drug trafficking....
13:48, 05/15/2019

Former Rep. Darrell Issa mulls run in Calif. if indicted Rep. Hunter resigns or retires: report Former U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is reportedly considering a run for Rep. Duncan Hunter’s seat in California if the indicted congressman resigns or decides not to seek reelection, according to reports....
09:48, 06/22/2019

Outgoing British PM Theresa May formally resigns, officially triggers leadership race The outgoing British prime minister formally resigned Friday as the leader of the ruling Conservative Party, triggering the race for who will lead the United Kingdom next....
09:16, 06/07/2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns after days of mass protests Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced his resignation late Wednesday amid protests over vulgar, mean-spirited texting conversations.        ...
23:48, 07/24/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns Amid Pressure From Beijing Over Hong Kong Protests (HONG KONG) — The CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways has resigned following pressure by Beijing on the Hong Kong carrier over participation by some of its employees in anti-government protests. Cathay Pacific said Rupert Hogg resigned Friday “...
05:32, 08/16/2019

Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
06:00, 08/16/2019

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

Whitney Museum vice chair resigns after protests over his company’s tear gas sales The Whitney Museum of American Art’s vice chairman resigned Thursday following months of protests over his company’s sale of tear gas. A group of eight artists recently said they were pulling out of the prestigious 2019 Whitney Biennial e...
20:32, 07/25/2019

Cathay Pacific CEO Resigns, Airline Releases Cryptic Statement About Hong Kong Rupert Hogg, the CEO of Cathay Pacific Airways, has resigned following conflict between the Hong Kong-based airline and the Chinese government in Beijing. The new CEO will be Augustus Tang Kin-wing, according to the South China Morning Post, and the ...
09:32, 08/16/2019

Puerto Rico still faces a long road to recovery after Gov. Ricardo Rossello resigns As Rossello resigns, Puerto Rico's next governor faces an uphill fight to restore the island's battered economy and reverse an ongoing diaspora....
16:48, 07/25/2019

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

Head of Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles resigns after fatal New Hampshire crash The head of the Massachusetts Registry of Vehicles has resigned amid fallout from a devastating motorcycle crash in New Hampshire that killed seven.        ...
23:48, 06/25/2019

‘Central Park Five’ prosecutor resigns from charity boards over Netflix show backlash Former Manhattan sex-crimes prosecutor Linda Fairstein resigned Tuesday from several nonprofit boards in the wake of a controversy triggered by a new Netflix series about the infamous Central Park Five case, The Post has learned. In a letter to the c...
16:16, 06/04/2019

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last year's presidential election remain divisive....
21:48, 07/01/2019

NHTSA Boss Who Helped Lead Rollback Of Fuel-Economy Standards Resigns The top boss of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration resigns, car sales in India are bad, Uber and Lyft get called out for having drivers with car recalls on the road, the NHTSA looks into airbags on the Subaru Forester, and emissions r...
14:02, 08/13/2019

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

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

WRAPUP 3-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
10:32, 08/16/2019

Rhode Island guard resigns after video shows truck driving into anti-ICE protesters A Rhode Island correctional officer resigned Friday, one day after being placed on administrative leave following an incident in which a truck driver plowed the vehicle into a small crowd of anti-ICE protesters -- reportedly injuring two of them....
06:00, 08/17/2019

Argentina Treasury minister resigns, says 'significant renewal' needed amid economic crisis Argentina´s Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne has resigned, saying in a letter seen by Reuters on Saturday he believed the government needed “significant renewal” in its economic team amid a crisis which saw the peso plunge this week....
09:00, 08/18/2019

'I've paid a huge personal cost:' Google walkout organizer resigns over alleged retaliation Longtime employee who helped organize global protest alleges Google’s response was designed to ‘have a chilling effect’ on growing workplace activismA prominent internal organizer against Google’s handling of sexual harassment cases has resigned from...
07:32, 06/07/2019

Alex Acosta resigns as labor secretary over role in Jeffrey Epstein plea deal U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned Friday amid increasing scrutiny over a plea agreement he made years ago with billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, when Acosta was a federal prosecutor in Florida....
10:16, 07/12/2019

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

Missouri mayor resigns, to leave state due to ongoing threats made on social media A Missouri mayor resigned Monday after only a year in the position and is poised to move his family out of state “in a matter of days” as a result of ongoing threats on social media.    ...
08:00, 06/27/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns after video exposes corruption An Austrian politician resigned after he was caught on video apparently offering government contracts in exchange for political help from a woman saying she represented a Russian oligarch. Heinz-Christian Strache insisted the scandal was a “pol...
09:32, 05/18/2019

WRAPUP 2-Cathay CEO resigns amid Hong Kong protest blowback as more rallies planned The boss of Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways quit on Friday, the highest-profile corporate casualty of unrest roiling the former British colony, after Beijing targeted the airline over staff involvement in mass protests....
06:32, 08/16/2019

Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache resigns following alleged corruption scandal Heinz-Christian Strache has stepped down as Austrian vice chancellor following an alleged corruption scandal. Strache was caught on video apparently offering business deals in exchange for friendly media coverage....
08:32, 05/18/2019

Cyprus’ Justice Minister Resigns Over Serial Killer Case That’s Shaken the Island Nation (NICOSIA, Cyprus) — The Cypriot justice minister resigned Thursday as criticism of police mounted for mistakes that may have let a serial killer claim more victims. The president vowed that Cyprus would solve these slayings and promised better ...
15:48, 05/02/2019

Britain's embattled leader Theresa May resigns premiership amid Brexit deadlock May lasted three years in office. Her Conservative Party will start a process to replace her. It could take weeks.        ...
03:32, 05/24/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns after scandal over sales of her children's books Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns under pressure after revelations of conflict of interest related to sales of her children's books.        ...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch and plotting to do away with press freedom....
05:00, 05/18/2019

Oregon teacher resigns after allegedly telling students they’re lucky not to be ‘picking cotton’: report An Oregon elementary school teacher has resigned after allegedly telling a group of black students last month that they were lucky not to be “picking up cotton and cleaning or painting a house,” the district confirmed Tuesday....
04:32, 06/13/2019

Rosselló officially resigns as Puerto Rico governor, Pedro Pierluisi sworn in as replacement Outgoing Puerto Rican Gov. Ricardo Rosselló made his resignation official Friday, clearing the way for veteran politician Pedro Pierluisi to become the island territory's new chief executive, at least temporarily....
19:48, 08/02/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
14:00, 05/02/2019

Theresa May resigns: Prime Minister in tears as she tells UK she will quit on June 7 with leadership in tatters over Brexit Tearful Theresa May resigns as Prime Minister in address to the nation outside No10 She said that holding the position was the "honour of her life" Mrs May will stand down formally on June 7 and leave when successor is chosen Leadership challenger Bo...
11:16, 05/24/2019

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

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

Indiana police officer who fatally shot black man resigns, union says, due to stress, media attention A white Indiana police officer who fatally shot a black man, sparking protests and roiling the presidential campaign of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, has resigned, the local police union announced Monday....
14:16, 07/16/2019

National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist resigns days after he was suspended amid turmoil at the gun lobbying group AP () — — National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist resigns days after he was suspended amid turmoil at the gun lobbying group....
12:16, 06/26/2019

Trump names Joseph Maguire acting director of national intelligence; Deputy Sue Gordon resigns Sue Gordon, the deputy director of national intelligence, plans to step down from the agency later this month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday....
17:16, 08/08/2019

Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s center-right prime minister resigns following general elections; Social Democrats to try to form government....
04:32, 06/06/2019

Ibram X Kendi on why not being racist is not enough The historian on how he confronted his own racism and the lessons he learned along the way, the far right’s abuse of free speech, and why the rise of the Squad gives him hopeIt is a moment that disturbs Ibram X Kendi to this day. It was the 90s, and ...
14:32, 08/14/2019

McConnell: 'The president’s not a racist' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday declined to single out President Donald Trump for incendiary rhetoric and racist tweets, largely blaming liberal Democrats for using heated language and urging everyone to cool down and observe a “bet...
15:00, 07/16/2019

| Chelsea ban fan over use of racist language Chelsea have permanently banned one supporter from Stamford Bridge for the use of racially abusive language and threatening behaviour towards Raheem Sterling....
06:48, 07/30/2019

Trump: Everyone's Called 'Racist' Now, So I'm Definitely Not While half of the 2020 Democratic presidential field was busy dancing on former Rep. John Delaney’s mangled political corpse during Tuesday night’s primary debate, President Donald Trump was opining about racism in an interview with C-SPAN, insisting...
13:48, 07/31/2019

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

Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco BERLIN (AP) — Leader of Germany’s Social Democrats, partner in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s government, resigns after election fiasco....
02:00, 06/02/2019

Trump labor secretary Alex Acosta resigns amid Epstein plea deal scandal – live Acosta was under fire for having granted Jeffrey Epstein immunity from federal prosecution in 2008, following sex trafficking ring investigationSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.05pm BST Axios is reporting that Donald Trump is s...
09:16, 07/12/2019

Foreign Office minister Alan Duncan resigns ahead of Boris Johnson's likely election as next PM - live news Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen 11.51am BST This is from the Press Association.Charlie Elphicke, the Conservative MP for Dover, has been charged with three counts of sexual assault against two women, the Crown Pros...
04:48, 07/22/2019

Kellyanne Conway Has A Racist Meltdown of Her Own White House aide and biggest feminist in the world Kellyanne Conway came to the defense of the so-called “squad” on Tuesday after President Donald Trump lobbed racist attacks at them over the weekend, saying—LOL JK CAN YOU IMAGINE IF SHE ACTUALLY FUC...
16:48, 07/16/2019

Rangers ban man indefinitely for racist acts A fan accused of making racist comments and derogatory gestures at a Hispanic family was banned by the Texas Rangers for an indefinite number of future home games....
15:16, 08/09/2019

| Cubs investigating fan's racist gesture The Chicago Cubs launched an investigation after a fan was caught making a racist gesture behind an African-American television reporter during a broadcast....
12:16, 05/08/2019

A Racist Seeks Redemption in Skin As racists go, traditional skinheads, with their shaved pates, thick-soled boots and swastika tattoos, seem almost old-fashioned. There’s a newly ascendant breed of white supremacists who often look like–and may in fact be–the clean...
06:00, 07/25/2019

The Squad Has Had It With Trump's Racist Bullshit Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley directly addressed President Donald Trump’s most recent racist tirade against them, urging Americans not to “take the bait” and i...
18:00, 07/15/2019

Trump Says Racist Nonsense Because He Means It and Because He Knows He Can Win on It Donald Trump, in a series of tweets from Sunday night to well into Monday morning, doubled down on his racist, xenophobic criticism of four Democratic congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley. Afte...
12:00, 07/15/2019

App Developer Responds to ‘The Racist Nextdoor’ The company behind a widely used neighborhood networking app has responded to claims of rampant racial profiling and bigotry following The Root’s examination of racism on the increasingly popular genre of neighborhood-based social media....
17:00, 07/01/2019

| WATCH | 'I'm the least racist person there is' - Trump US President Donald Trump brushed off accusations of racism as he refused to back down in his war of words with prominent black and minority left-leaning leaders....
08:48, 07/30/2019

Sterling on racist abuse: 'This is more than just about football' It was the moment that prompted Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling to become an unofficial spokesman for his generation of players on the issue of racism....
17:32, 05/22/2019

This Is Wildly Racist Even for Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson’s commitment to white nationalism has never really been in question, but in case you needed a refresher, he and a guest took a dive on Monday into the supposedly horrifying scenario where migrants from Central Africa “flood” into the U...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Crowds light fireworks, flood streets after Puerto Rico governor resigns; pols and celebs congratulate islanders Crowds in San Juan set off fireworks and flooded the streets, cheering and waving Puerto Rican flags Wednesday, moments after learning that Gov. Ricardo Rosselló had announced plans to leave office....
01:00, 07/25/2019

New Jersey judge resigns after controversial ruling in sexual assault case, saying the teen accused of rape came from a 'good family' Shutterstock James Troiano, who served as a family court judge in New Jersey, resigned from the bench after showing leniency to a 16-year-old boy accused of rape in a 2018 ruling, because he comes from a "good family." The case involved the teen, wh...
02:32, 07/19/2019

Cubs ban fan for making apparent racist gesture CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their ballpark. The Cubs sent a letter Wednesday to the...
00:00, 05/09/2019

Kushner won't say if Trump, birtherism is racist When faced with questions of whether President Donald Trump is a racist or has done racist things, adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner would not give an answer. (June 3)        ...
12:32, 06/03/2019

Trump: 'I am the least racist person there is anywhere in the world' – video The president called himself ‘the least racist person’ after he was accused of racist behaviour once again. In his comments on Tuesday, Trump also accused one of the people he has attacked, the Rev Al Sharpton, of being a racist and claimed his presi...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Trump’s racist attacks: ‘Every day, it’s a trap’ The Democratic presidential candidate is seeking to position herself as both a “proven progressive” and a “pragmatist” who can take on Trump in 2020....
13:16, 07/22/2019

Probe inconclusive on gov.’s racist yearbook pic An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood. (May 22)        ...
20:00, 05/22/2019

The Republican Party's Future Is White and Racist When things seem darkest in our political world, it is useful to think about the longer-term future of America’s political parties: one an increasingly diverse demographic coalition, and the other an ever-greater concentration of fearful white racist...
11:00, 06/27/2019

NY Times demotes top DC editor over ‘racist’ tweets The New York Times said Tuesday that one of its top Washington, DC, editors was demoted after a pair of tweets critics called racist. Jonathan Weisman, the deputy Washington editor, was disciplined after a pair of incidents in which he sparked contro...
15:32, 08/13/2019

"Don't Have A Racist Bone," Says Trump After Tweets On Congresswomen US President Donald Trump strongly denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching a xenophobic attack on a group of ethnic minority Democratic congresswomen....
11:16, 07/16/2019

Ancestry.com’s Racist Ad Tumbles Into a Cultural Minefield A slavery-themed ad for Ancestry.com exposes the awkward relationship between America's darkest history and the current boom in family-tree building....
09:32, 04/28/2019

Probe inconclusive on governor’s racist yearbook pic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — A law firm investigating a racist picture of a man in blackface standing next to someone in Ku Klux Klan clothing on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s medical school yearbook page says it’s unable to determine whether the ...
09:00, 05/22/2019

GOP Leaders Choose Trump's Very Racist Hill To Die On Speaking at their weekly press conference on Tuesday, House Republican leaders fervently supported President Donald Trump’s ongoing tirade against four congresswomen of color, insisting with one voice that the president’s many, many tweets weren’t r...
09:16, 07/16/2019

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump’s words “have legitimized and increased ...
00:32, 07/16/2019

FA increases minimum ban for racist abuse to six matches The English Football Association has increased its mandatory minimum ban for first-time offenders found guilty of discriminatory behavior to six matches from five ahead of the 2019-2020 season....
07:16, 08/01/2019

Trump Keeps Doing These Racist Morning Tweetstorms Because They Work President Trump started out as the racist old man standing on his Twitter lawn yelling about the black kids driving fast through the neighborhood. Yes, he’s only yelling at the black kids, because he’s racist. With time and higher approval ratings, t...
17:16, 07/29/2019

Adidas unwittingly tweets out racist terms Adidas has come under fire for a social media campaign which inadvertently led to the sportswear giant tweeting out racist, anti-Semitic and abusive terms to hundreds of thousands of followers....
20:16, 07/02/2019

No action taken against Cagliari over alleged racist abuse "Serie A will take no action against Cagliari over allegations of racist chanting by the Sardinian club\u0027s fans aimed at Juventus players Moise Keane and Blaise Matuidi during their match in April."...
12:00, 05/14/2019

Steve King Is Back on His (Racist) Bullshit Rep. Steve King, the openly white nationalist congressman from Iowa, is back on his bullshit. After keeping his head down for approximately, what, a month? King decided it was time to pour gasoline on the fire yet again....
17:16, 05/29/2019

"I Am Least Racist Person Anywhere In The World," Says Donald Trump President Donald Trump denounced the "horrors" of slavery in a speech Tuesday marking the birth of US democracy, but an interruption by a heckler accusing him of "hate" underlined how many Americans......
12:16, 07/30/2019

Obama: Americans must not let racist views become normalized President Barack Obama delivers an address to the nation on the U.S. Counterterrorism strategy to combat ISIL, in the Cross Hall of the White House, Sept. 10, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza) WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public stat...
00:16, 08/06/2019

Carl Lewis says Trump is a 'racist' and 'misogynistic' Olympic champion Carl Lewis took the opportunity Monday in Peru to label President Trump a “racist” and “misogynistic” while at the Pan American Games....
01:48, 08/08/2019

Samantha Bee: 'Being a racist monster isn't a mental illness' Late-night hosts address further fallout from last weekend’s mass shootings – calling for action and calling out TrumpIt’s been mere days since the back-to-back mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that killed 31 people last weekend, a...
09:16, 08/08/2019

Laura Ingraham Turns Into a Racist Pumpkin Following her colleague Tucker Carlson’s lead, Fox News host Laura Ingraham said on her podcast on Tuesday that Democrats want “new immigrants” who are “not in tune with the American founding” to replace American voters, a totally normal thing to sa...
09:16, 06/19/2019

Racism Expert Trump Says Pelosi Is Definitely Not Racist The House Democrats—they’re fighting, for some pretty good reasons! And House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has asked them to not fight (in public), even though she’s been saying dismissive things about four prominent freshman female Congress members of color...
16:32, 07/12/2019

Trump Under Fire For 'Racist' Attack On US Congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm over his views on race......
17:48, 07/14/2019

Jared Kushner Refuses to Say Whether Birtherism Was Racist In an interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner refused to say whether he believes the birther movement spearheaded by Trump was racist....
00:00, 06/03/2019

The Second Democratic Debates Could Be All About Trump’s Racist Tweets In a normal world, the Democratic presidential candidates would spend their second round of debates this week talking about the big news. A mass shooting in California. An alarming spike in temperatures across Europe. The prospect of the Federal Rese...
21:48, 07/29/2019

TSA officers placed on leave after discovery of racist display Two Transportation Security Administration officers have been placed on leave after a racist display was found inside a TSA workstation at Miami International Airport....
20:48, 07/30/2019

US House condemns Trump's racist comments The US House has passed a resolution condemning President Trump for racist comments against four congresswomen. Trump's tweets over the past several days have consumed debate in Washington....
21:48, 07/16/2019

Trump's Racist Census Fight II: New Look, Same Bigotry The dizzying and absurd saga over whether the 2020 Census will include a question about citizenship is still, somehow, ongoing. The issue seemed to be put to bed when the Justice Department announced earlier this month that the question wouldn’t be i...
08:16, 07/08/2019

Trump Brain Status: Racist Borscht Speaking with reporters on the White House lawn on Tuesday, President Donald Trump continued his racist attack on the city of Baltimore, and Democrat Elijah Cummings, while repeating the bullshit mantra that he is the “least racist person” on Earth....
18:16, 07/30/2019

Donald Trump says tweets about congresswomen were 'not at all' racist – video Donald Trump has said that his tweets on Sunday were 'not at all' racist after he was questioned by the media as he walked up the podium at his Made in America showcase speech. On Sunday, the US president used racist language to attack four progressi...
13:00, 07/16/2019

Anthony Scaramucci says Trump tweets are 'racist and unacceptable' Former White House Communications Director Anthony Scaramucci joined a crowd of critics on Tuesday when he condemned President Trump's Sunday tweets pertaining to freshman progressive congresswomen....
12:48, 07/16/2019

Trump Rallies G.O.P. to Oppose Resolution Against Racist Language President Trump, declaring he does not “have a RACIST bone” in his body, tried to rally House Republicans to vote against a resolution labeling his comments racist....
09:48, 07/16/2019

Most Americans think Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets are ‘un-American’: poll A majority – 59 percent – of Americans believe President Trump’s “go back” to where they came from comments about a quartet of minority Democrats is “un-American,” but Democrats and Republicans are deeply div...
08:16, 07/17/2019

Yeah, Donald Trump’s a Racist...and So Was Every Other American President Remember that scene in literally every superhero origin story, when the superhero person did some super shit in public for the first time, and most people who witnessed it were like, “Whoa!!! That was some super shit! Who knew we had super people her...
12:16, 07/16/2019

‘That’s all I’ve got’: Romney fails his own test on Trump’s racist tweets Romney has said repeatedly that he would call out Trump's racist comments and suggested such comments are tearing at our moral fabric. So why not invoke that word?...
11:48, 07/16/2019

Twitter didn't flag Trump's racist tweets Twitter said that it would label tweets from political figures that violate its rules, but it's not clear if the social network is applying that policy yet. CNET noted that Twitter hasn't labeled a series of President Trump tweets that are...
12:48, 07/16/2019

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideology."...
20:48, 07/19/2019

Woman charged in racist McDonald’s chair beatdown Cops nabbed the woman who assaulted a man with a chair last month and spewed hateful comments at him inside a Chinatown McDonald’s, authorities said Wednesday. Rosa Portelli, 49, was arrested for the March 25 attack in which she picked up a cha...
10:16, 05/29/2019

Tennessee GOP Ousts House Speaker Who Was Too Racist and Sexist Even for Them After weeks of turmoil following a text message scandal involving his top aide, Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada announced he was stepping down from his role on Tuesday night....
13:48, 05/22/2019

When the Names on Campus Buildings Evoke a Racist Past As students demand the renaming of buildings whose names pay tribute to controversial historical figures, universities are at a loss for easy solutions....
05:32, 05/23/2019

SNP's Ian Blackford calls Boris Johnson 'racist' – video Boris Johnson has been labelled 'racist' in the House of Commons by the Scottish National party's Westminster leader, who said the Conservative leadership frontrunner was 'unfit' to be prime minister. Ian Blackford asked Theresa May if she agreed wit...
08:48, 06/19/2019

Of course Donald Trump is a racist – and his Wall Street enablers know it Jamie Dimon and other big-earning CEOs are bankrolling the Republican assault on America. They must work to stop itIt started with Donald Trump’s racist tweets demanding that four Democratic congresswomen – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ay...
01:32, 07/21/2019

| US House votes to condemn Trump's 'racist comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president denied accusations of racism....
06:16, 07/17/2019

US House Votes To Condemn Trump's 'Racist Comments' The US House of Representatives formally condemned Donald Trump on Tuesday for xenophobic attacks on four minority Democratic lawmakers and hostile language targeting immigrants, as the president......
02:00, 07/17/2019

"Every Day, It's A Trap": Democratic Senator On Trump's Racist Attacks Sen. Amy Klobuchar's presidential campaign launched in February on a snow-pelted stage in Minneapolis. It has since struggled to gain traction in a crowded 2020 field - and former vice president Joe......
19:48, 07/22/2019

Here’s Trump Screaming Racist Lies in Front of a Boat On Monday, Trump used a nautical backdrop to insist that his grotesquely racist comments about Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley were totally fine and good, actually....
12:16, 07/15/2019

Could Trump’s racist rhetoric win him re-election in 2020? – podcast On 14 July, Donald Trump used Twitter to tell four unnamed Democratic congresswomen to ‘go back and help fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came’. His racist language shocked many around the world, but he has refused to ...
01:48, 07/23/2019

These Four Republicans Voted to Condemn Trump’s Racist Tweets. Here’s What They Said About It The House voted Tuesday night to officially condemn racist remarks President Donald Trump made over the weekend. On Sunday, President Donald Trump sparked outrage when he aimed a series of tweets at four female House Democrats telling them to “...
00:00, 07/17/2019

Joe Biden’s years-old letters to racist senator revealed Joe Biden’s history of dubious stances on racially-charged issues came back to haunt him again on Friday with the disclosure of old letters he wrote to a racist Southern senator thanking him for helping him to fight forced school busing. “I want you ...
10:00, 06/21/2019

Eritrean survives suspected racist shooting in Germany A 26-year-old Eritrean was apparently shot from a car by a man who later died, German authorities have said. Police believe the shooting was motivated by far-right extremism....
09:48, 07/23/2019

'Do not take the bait': congresswomen denounce Trump’s racist attack Four Democratic women targeted by Trump accuse him of following an ‘agenda of white nationalists’ at a press conferenceFour Democratic congresswomen of color targeted by Donald Trump’s racist attacks have accused the US president of following an “age...
23:16, 07/15/2019

House Condemns Trump’s Attack on Four Congresswomen as Racist The House voted largely along party lines to formally condemn President Trump’s comments on four minority congresswomen as racist, after an hourslong brawl....
19:32, 07/16/2019

Twitch Still Hasn't Fixed Its Racist Emote Problem During a recent stream hosted by prominent leftist streamer Hasan Piker, a familiar scene unfolded. He was talking about a 1985 trip Bernie Sanders took to Nicaragua when his Twitch chat started spamming the “Cmonbruh” emote, an image of a skeptical-...
03:16, 06/05/2019

Trump’s tweets against liberal congresswomen called racist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is shrugging off sharp criticism for tweets branded as racist in which he says four outspoken liberal congresswomen of color should go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. All are U...
09:16, 07/15/2019

Trump claims he 'felt bad' about racist chants at his rally Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the "send her back" chants aimed at Somali-born congresswoman Ilhan Omar during an election rally....
12:00, 07/18/2019

| WATCH: Trump under fire after 'racist' attack on congresswomen US President Donald Trump took aim at progressive Democratic congresswomen Sunday, telling them to "go back" where they came from in remarks that sparked yet another firestorm of protest over his views on race and immigration....
02:16, 07/15/2019

'These are our sisters': House to condemn Trump’s racist tweets House Democrats are moving swiftly to deliver an extraordinary rebuke of President Donald Trump for his barrage of personal attacks against four high-profile freshman members of their caucus. The House will vote Tuesday night on a resolution to sharp...
15:00, 07/16/2019

Cummings say there is 'no doubt' Trump is racist following controversy over tweets House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., said Sunday that he has “no doubt” that President Trump is racist amid the ongoing controversy surrounding the president’s tweets about four congresswomen....
12:00, 07/21/2019

Unbowed by furor, Trump digs in on racist tweets Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their "broken and crime infested" countries, insisting many people agree with him. (July 15...
13:48, 07/15/2019

England will not walk off pitch for racist abuse, says Southgate "England manager Gareth Southgate has said his players will not walk off the pitch in protest if they are racially abused by supporters following discussions with his squad and staff."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Chelsea ban fan for life for racist abuse during Man City game "Chelsea have banned a supporter for life for hurling racial abuse at players during last season\u0027s Premier League home match against Manchester City, the club said on Tuesday."...
09:16, 07/30/2019

Racist Display at Miami Airport Spurs T.S.A. Investigation The Transportation Security Administration said it placed two of its officers on leave while it investigated the display, which included toy gorillas and a noose....
22:48, 07/30/2019

Trump lashes out at ‘racist’ Hollywood while fundraising in the Hamptons President Trump lashed out and called Hollywood “racist” as he traveled between two high-dollar fundraisers in the Hamptons Friday. “Liberal Hollywood is Racist at the highest level, and with great Anger and Hate! They like to call themselves ‘Elite,...
18:16, 08/09/2019

Opinion: Germany's silence on racist Wächtersbach attack On Monday, a black man was shot by a white German in Hesse. But, instead of mass outrage over the racist attack, many people seem more concerned over changes to kindergarten menus, DW's Christoph Strack writes....
11:00, 07/26/2019

Just Try to Understand This NYT Editor's Racist, Incoherent Twitter Thread You know that feeling when you wake up after a late night watching the dumbass Democratic debates, defined by the moderators’ absurd commitment to centrist ideology and repeating Republican attacks as if those are good-faith questions about public po...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Prince Harry: unconscious bias affects whether you are racist Perception is learned from family, advertising or surrounding environment, the duke saysPrince Harry has spoken of how “unconscious bias” can affect racism, saying that many people fail to acknowledge their own bias due to their upbringing and enviro...
21:16, 07/30/2019

Extremism expert: 'I was shocked by Tönnies' racist statement' The head of Schalke's supervisory board, has come under fire for recent comments regarding Africa. DW spoke with fan culture and extremism researcher Robert Claus about what consequences Clemens Tönnies should face....
14:16, 08/07/2019

Fan could be banned for life after sneaking racist symbol onto TV: Cubs The Chicago Cubs are investigating a fan who appeared to flash a white power sign in back of a black reporter during a live broadcast, team officials said. Doug Glanville, a former outfielder for the Cubs now working as an analyst for NBC Sports Chic...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Surprise: Trump Wasn’t the First Wildly Racist President Newly reviewed audio shows the full extent of President Ronald Reagan’s racism behind closed doors. According to the Atlantic, in 1971, then-California governor Reagan called President Richard Nixon to complain about his night watching the United Nat...
13:48, 07/31/2019

Man arrested over racist tweet about Liverpool's Mohamed Salah Merseyside police say man being questioned on suspicion of racially aggravated public order offenceA man has been arrested after a racist tweet was posted about Liverpool football player Mohamed Salah.Merseyside police said a 32-year-old man was arre...
10:16, 08/08/2019

After Racist Troll Storm, US University Graduate Awarded Over $700,000 A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a former American University student government president who accused the founder of a well-known neo-Nazi website of directing his followers to......
19:48, 08/10/2019

Ibram X Kendi: 'Racist ideas have always been murderous' - video The American historian argues that, in the Donald Trump era, people need to be actively anti-racist. He also discusses the El Paso shootings, the US president's racially motivated tirades and the most effective way to challenge him Continue reading.....
14:32, 08/14/2019

Politically incorrect and possibly racist, but it won't hurt Teflon Don From plugging plastic straws, to slamming wind turbines, to branding Baltimore "a rat infested mess", Donald Trump has been hitting some major pressure points in America....
13:00, 08/16/2019

The Latest: 2 school presidents knew of racist yearbook pic NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the results of an investigation into how a racist photo appeared on a yearbook page for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (all times local): 11:40 a.m. Two presidents of the medical school Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam atten...
09:00, 05/22/2019

Mulvaney: President Trump’s Criticism of Rep. Cummings Is Not Racist (WASHINGTON) — A top White House aide on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s disparaging tweets about an influential black Democratic congressman and his Baltimore district as a justified response to the lawmaker’s criticism of...
17:48, 07/28/2019

Chelsea ban fan for life for racist abuse in Man City game Chelsea have banned a supporter for life for hurling racial abuse at players during last season's Premier League home match against Manchester City, the club said on Tuesday....
16:48, 07/30/2019

Schalke chairman under pressure to resign over racist comments • Clemens Tönnies has apologised for remarks about Africa• DFB ethics committee to discuss case on 15 AugustThe Schalke chairman, Clemens Tönnies, is under pressure to resign following widespread condemnation of racist comments he made last week.Spea...
03:48, 08/05/2019

Congress Might Finally Get Rid of the Capitol's Racist Native Imagery It shouldn’t be a surprise that one of the great colonizing forces of modern history would glorify its role in the subjugation of a continent of Native nations. And yet, some of the art found around the Capitol still manages to be jarring in its ahis...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Is Donald Trump racist? Half of U.S. voters think so, according to a new poll The poll was conducted amid a still-swirling controversy over tweets by the president about Baltimore, Maryland and comments about U.S. congresswomen....
18:48, 07/30/2019

Donald Trump launches attack on 'racist' Hollywood The president has claimed that the film industry is doing ‘a terrible disservice’ by releasing racist movies without giving any examplesDonald Trump has claimed that Hollywood is racist in a new attack on the entertainment industry. Related: Ads for ...
12:48, 08/09/2019

Valencia condemn racist behaviour of fans against Arsenal "Valencia have condemned supporters who made apparent racist chants and Nazi salutes to Arsenal supporters following Thursday’s Europa League semi-final first leg at the Emirates Stadium."...
04:48, 05/04/2019

British Man Arrested For Racist Tweet About Mohamed Salah A 32-year-old Englishman was arrested this morning on suspicion of committing a hate crime for sending a tweet that, according to the Liverpool Echo, included “racist slurs and pictures” of Liverpool’s Egyptian forward, Mohamed Salah....
22:48, 08/08/2019

In rare rebuke, dozens of Republicans hit Trump over 'racist' tweets After initial hesitation, a growing number of Republicans in the U.S. Congress - including almost half the Ohio delegation in the House - have openly criticized President Donald Trump over his racially charged attacks on four Democratic lawmakers....
16:16, 07/16/2019

Trump demands apology from congresswomen targeted by racist slurs Donald Trump has continued his week-long attack on four Democratic congresswomen - demanding they apologise to the US and Israel "for the horrible things they have said"....
16:00, 07/21/2019

Judge to rule if racist Facebook page can be trial evidence UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A judge must decide if prosecutors can present evidence that a white man charged with fatally stabbing a black student on the University of Maryland’s campus belonged to a racist Facebook group called “Alt-Reich...
01:00, 06/05/2019

Cummings slams Trump's 'racist language' after mass shootings Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of using “racist language” and “encouraging reprehensible behavior,” addressing the latest spate of mass shootings that have shaken and devastated the country.“Those in the highest leve...
12:16, 08/07/2019

Straight Pride Parade Organizer Slips Up, Calls Himself a Racist The local organizer of Modesto, CA’s “Straight Pride” parade made an oopsie at a public city council meeting on Wednesday, accidentally referring to his organization as a “totally peaceful racist group.” As many people in the audience pointed out to ...
11:16, 08/10/2019

Obama, the Squad, Al Sharpton: all targets of Trump's racist attacks Trump’s tirade against Elijah Cummings is the latest in a long history of targeting prominent political leaders of colorDonald Trump is facing fresh accusations of racism after launching a Twitter tirade at the weekend against Elijah Cummings, a prom...
14:16, 07/29/2019

Boris Johnson faces questions over ‘arguably racist’ comments Tory frontrunner says ‘letterbox’ column was defence of women’s right to wear burqaBoris Johnson was forced to defend his ability to represent minority groups in the UK at a Conservative party hustings in Nottingham on Saturday.Johnson and his rival ...
11:16, 07/06/2019

YouTube: No, We Won't Remove These Videos of Racist, Anti-Gay Harassment Because It's Just 'Debating' YouTube has chosen not to take action against right-wing video personality Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza posted clips of Crowder repeatedly harassing him with derogatory, anti-gay, and racist statements, which Maza says resulted in hordes...
22:48, 06/04/2019

YouTube declines to pull videos containing homophobic, racist attacks YouTube is catching flak for an apparently inconsistent approach to tackling hate speech on its platform. The site has declined to remove videos from right-wing commentator Steven Crowder after Vox host Carlos Maza provided evidence of Crowder using...
13:32, 06/05/2019

Miss Michigan Loses Crown Because of Racist, Islamophobic Tweets MAGA Twitter is enraged at officials of the oldest international beauty pageant for dethroning a beauty queen after racist and Islamophobic tweets surfaced on the Twitter account of a Trump supporter and reigning Miss Michigan....
14:00, 07/21/2019

Trump renews racist attack on Squad: 'They're not capable of loving the US' President makes allegation without evidence in latest attacksOpinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows itThe furore over Donald Trump’s racist slurs against four Democratic congresswomen intensified on Sunday, as the president resu...
14:00, 07/21/2019

School investigates racist post from board member’s Facebook MCMURRAY, Pa. (AP) — A school district outside Pittsburgh says it’s investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member’s personal page. Screenshots have been circulating of the since-removed...
16:32, 05/17/2019

School investigates racist post from board member's Facebook A school district outside Pittsburgh says it's investigating a racist Facebook post that appeared to have been published on a school board member's personal page....
16:00, 05/17/2019

House condemns Trump over 'racist comments' tweeted at congresswomen The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to condemn President Donald Trump for "racist comments" against four minority Democratic congresswomen, a symbolic vote aimed at shaming Trump and his fellow Republicans who stood by him....
16:48, 07/16/2019

'It's a political civil war': Trump's racist tirades set tone for 2020 After Trump again embraced white identity politics, Charlottesville – the scene of a far-right murder two years ago – fears racial tensions could explode againIf Donald Trump’s racist diatribe against four congresswomen of colour was intended to anim...
01:32, 07/21/2019

Here Are the Republicans Who Voted to Condemn as Racist Trump’s Remarks (and Other Things to Know) Only four Republicans broke with their party to vote against President Trump. They were joined by Representative Justin Amash, who recently left the party to become an independent....
19:32, 07/16/2019

Reagan made racist joke about Africans in call with Nixon Former US president Ronald Reagan referred to people from African nations as "monkeys" who were "uncomfortable wearing shoes", newly unearthed tapes have revealed....
11:16, 07/31/2019

Tucker Carlson Doubles Down on His Racist Attacks Against Ilhan Omar Last night, Tucker Carlson gave an extraordinarily racist monologue on his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight” in which he called Rep. Ilhan Omar a “fire alarm” who should warn us that immigrants are ruining America....
22:00, 07/10/2019

President Trump Denies Racist Strategy But Gets Heckled For "Hate" President Donald Trump on Tuesday denied any racist "strategy" behind a string of verbal attacks on African-Americans, but found himself being accused of "hate" by a heckler at a high-profile speech....
05:16, 07/31/2019

Trump has no regrets blasting Elijah Cummings: ‘I’m the least racist person’ President Trump said he has no regrets in blasting Rep. Elijah Cummings and the congressman’s “corrupt” city of Baltimore because the criticism is effectively helping African Americans who have to live in such conditions. “I’m the least racist person...
04:48, 07/31/2019

These Republican women say they stand behind Trump and don't see his recent tweets as racist A group of Republican women from Dallas say they fully support President Donald Trump after he told four progressive congresswomen of color they should "go back" to their "crime infested" countries and all of them agreed that Trump's attack was not r...
21:32, 07/17/2019

Half of Voters Believe President Trump Is Racist, Poll Shows The survey, which showed divisions along partisan lines, was conducted after Mr. Trump attacked four congresswomen of color and as he tore into Representative Elijah Cummings....
13:16, 07/30/2019

Trump sees Mideast peace. Others see a ‘racist, colonial mentality.’ Next week the administration will hold an event aimed wooing West Bank development projects, but the Palestinian political and business communities have rejected it outright....
02:00, 06/19/2019

Lawsuit calls Mississippi's way of choosing governors racist Candidates must not only win a majority of the popular vote, but also a majority of the state's 122 House districts.        ...
02:16, 05/31/2019

Ilhan Omar Is a Class Act in the Face of Trump's Racist Hatred As the braying masses chanting “send her back” in response to to Donald Trump’s criticism of Rep. Ilhan Omar have willfully forgotten, there’s a real person on the receiving end of those attacks. And the Minnesota congresswoman is responding to this ...
08:00, 07/18/2019

Lawyer: Family never heard suspect express racist views As funerals were held in Mexico for some of the country’s citizens who died in the El Paso shooting, a lawyer for the suspected gunman’s family said they never heard him express racist views...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Omar Responds to Trump's Racist Rally Chants: 'He Is a Fascist' Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar called it like it is on Monday amid President Donald Trump’s ongoing racist attacks against her and other members of the so-called Squad of progressive Democratic freshman congresswomen....
13:32, 07/18/2019

Trump says he 'disagrees' with racist chant against Ilhan Omar – video Donald Trump has attempted to distance himself from the racist chanting that broke out at his rally in North Carolina on Wednesday. After the president mentioned Democrat Ilhan Omar, the crowd began chanting: 'Send her back'. Speaking in the Oval Off...
13:16, 07/18/2019

Michigan cop suspended after house hunter uncovers racist memorabilia A white Michigan cop was put on leave this week after a black family touring his house with a realtor stumbled onto a trove of racist memorabilia — including an “application for citizenship” to the KKK. “I’m seeing Confederate...
00:16, 08/09/2019

Half of Americans Believe President Trump Is Racist, Poll Shows The survey, which showed divisions along partisan lines, was conducted after Mr. Trump attacked four congresswomen of color and as he tore into Representative Elijah Cummings....
10:48, 07/30/2019

Tucker Carlson Is Taking a Little Vacation From Fox News After Getting Super Racist on the Air Tucker Carlson: big white nationalist. Not much more to say! Every night on his immensely popular Fox News show, Carlson gets up there and openly espouses white nationalism. After his latest racist rant, during which he said white supremacy was a “ho...
16:16, 08/08/2019

Teens behind racist promposal to face ‘severe consequences’: principal A Southern California high school student thought it would be a good idea to include a racial slur in his “promposal” this year — which was then documented on social media. “You are racist but I would give anything for you to go wit...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Parkland survivor says Harvard revoked his admission over racist remarks Kyle Kashuv, who became a pro-gun conservative activist, tweeted that decision was made over texts he made before the massacreA survivor of the Parkland school shooting says Harvard University has revoked his acceptance over racist comments he made o...
13:32, 06/17/2019

Supreme Court Tells Virginia Republicans to Have Several Seats Because the Old Ones Were Racist The Supreme Court sent Virginia Republicans back to the racist drawing board so they can come up with another plan to weaken the black vote, after ruling that the Virginia House of Delegates didn’t have the standing to appeal a lower court ruling tha...
16:48, 06/17/2019

England’s players will not walk off for racist abuse, says Gareth Southgate The manager has listened to the squad, who would not want the story to become one about them as individuals if they left the pitchGareth Southgate says England’s footballers will not walk off the pitch in protest on the next occasion they are subject...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Chain closes North Carolina stores over racist receipts CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A national chain has closed two of its North Carolina stores and two workers were fired after racist names were added to two customer receipts. News outlets report Smoothie King announced that it closed the stores in Charlotte ...
13:32, 06/03/2019

Harvard rescinds acceptance of Parkland survivor over racist statements A survivor of the mass shooting at a Parkland, Fla., high school last year said Monday that Harvard rescinded his acceptance to the university due to "offensive statements" he made in high school....
16:48, 06/17/2019

Police investigate Missouri student’s racist video posting SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Police have announced plans to conduct a follow-up investigation into a racist video that a Missouri high school student posted on Snapchat. The Springfield News-Leader reports that a student at Kickapoo High School in Springf...
10:32, 05/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi defends Joe Biden over racist senator comments WASHINGTON – House Speaker Nancy Pelosi defended former Vice President Joe Biden Thursday, calling him “authentic” and saying comments he made about working with two segregationist senators were simply him showing that he has “worked across the...
12:00, 06/20/2019

Jared Kushner refuses to say whether Trump's birtherism was racist – live Asked about birtherism, Kushner says: ‘I wasn’t involved in that’President Trump meets Queen on state visit to United KingdomSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.56pm BST Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson said ye...
07:16, 06/03/2019

Angela Merkel: 'I distance myself' from Donald Trump's racist comments The German chancellor strongly criticized the US President for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen, saying it goes against the strength of America....
05:48, 07/19/2019

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continuing this weekend’s racist tirade, in which he deman...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Chelsea bans six fans for racist abuse of Raheem Sterling Chelsea has issued bans to six of its fans -- one a lifetime ban -- following the racist abuse of Manchester City's Raheem Sterling during an English Premier League match at Stamford Bridge in December....
11:16, 07/30/2019

Wächtersbach: German town lives in fear after racist shooting On Monday, a young Eritrean man was shot and gravely wounded in a small German town. The racially-motivated shooting has left the residents of Wächtersbach living in fear. DW's Miodrag Soric reports....
16:16, 07/25/2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump's racist attack: 'A new personal best in being the worst' Late-night hosts discussed Trump’s attack on four Democratic congresswomen of colour and his decision to stand behind itLate-night hosts took apart Donald Trump’s Twitter attack on Democratic congresswomen Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashid...
08:16, 07/16/2019

Texas student banned from prom, suspended after racist invitation The student is banned from the prom and will be required to attend "cultural sensitivity counseling," district officials said.        ...
20:16, 05/09/2019

Lillian Gish: should a great actor be judged by a racist film? An Ohio cinema has removed ‘Gish’ from its name due to her role in notorious 1915 film The Birth of a Nation. Cultural myopia – or proof of newly enlightened times?Lillian Gish, the “first lady of American cinema”, starred in more than 100 films betw...
05:32, 05/10/2019

Home Office under fire over 'racist' #knifefree chicken boxes The Home Office has been branded "crude" and "offensive" over an attempt to tackle knife crime with the distribution of #knifefree boxes to chicken shops....
10:32, 08/15/2019

Disgraced Racist "British" Political PR Doofus From Seattle: I'm A Cowboy If you’re familiar with catastrophically incompetent Republican politics and PR doofus Liz Mair at all, first of all I’m so sorry about your brain worms problem. But also, it’s likely you recall her viral Twitter meltdown in January, when she posted ...
08:16, 05/08/2019

Obama urges Americans to reject leaders who use racist language Former US president Barack Obama has urged Americans to reject language coming from any of their leaders that "feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalises racist sentiments"....
03:48, 08/06/2019

Late-night reacts to Donald Trump still being a racist, only moreso With most of the late-night talk show hosts having taken last holiday week off, viewers were left to process the daily news sans the pressure and stomach-acid relieving catharsis of snarkily on-point monologues. (Catching up, Late Show host Stephen C...
10:16, 07/16/2019

Here is Fox's Brian Kilmeade Making a Wildly Racist Freudian Slip Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade has said many intentionally bad and stupid things in his life, but here he is making a quite incredible Freudian slip....
15:16, 07/23/2019

Trump accuses AOC, progressive Dems of spewing ‘racist hatred’ President Trump took aim again at the four minority Democratic congresswomen he told on Sunday to “go back” where they came from, calling on them to apologize for the “terrible things they have said.” “When will the Radi...
06:00, 07/15/2019

QPR urge Uefa to act strongly over racist abuse in under-18 game in Spain • Team left pitch in protest of abuse in Andalucia last week• QPR’s chief executive praises players and staff for their actionsQueens Park Rangers have called on Uefa to take stronger action against racism after their under-18 team were forced to lea...
14:01, 08/14/2019

Singapore-Chinese Man Gets 4 Weeks In Jail For Racist Attack On Indian A Singaporean man of Chinese origin was sentenced to four weeks in jail and fined 1,000 Singapore dollars for racist remarks insulting an Indian national working at the Changi airport....
23:32, 07/26/2019

Few Talked About Race at This School. Then a Student Posted a Racist Slur. When white students at a Minnesota school posted a slur to Snapchat, black classmates demanded action. Their efforts led to uncomfortable conversations about race....
00:48, 06/07/2019

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshman lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the president’s tweets and comment...
12:16, 07/16/2019

Suspect 'wrote racist online post' before Texas shooting US authorities are investigating a "hate-filled" online post they believe was published by the gunman who carried out a deadly attack in El Paso, Texas....
08:16, 08/04/2019

Texas shooting suspect 'wrote racist online post' US authorities are investigating a "hate-filled" online post they believe was published by the gunman who carried out a deadly attack in El Paso, Texas....
09:48, 08/04/2019

Ralph Northam Investigation Ends Without Answers on Racist Photo An inquiry into a racist photograph on the medical school yearbook page of the Virginia governor could not determine whether he himself appeared in the image....
11:32, 05/22/2019

Pelosi announces resolution condemning Trump for racist tweets House Democrats are drafting a resolution to condemn President Donald Trump’s racist tweets against Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other high-profile freshman congresswomen, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Monday.The Democratic response comes as Tr...
14:16, 07/15/2019

Trump defiant as lawmakers blast his 'racist' attacks on four congresswomen Democrats in the U.S. Congress moved on Monday to formally condemn President Donald Trump's attacks on four minority congresswomen, while Trump doubled down, saying those who are unhappy with the United States "should leave."...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Trump’s Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy President Donald Trump has faced several setbacks on his immigration agenda in recent weeks. The Supreme Court blocked an effort to ask respondents if they are U.S. citizens in the 2020 Census. Massive immigration raids he promised over the weekend f...
17:16, 07/15/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken and crime infested” countries. Condemnation ...
17:16, 07/15/2019

Hunt and Johnson criticise Trump remarks - but don't brand them racist Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have criticised Donald Trump after he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the "broken and crime infested places from which they came" - but declined to condemn the remarks as racist...
14:00, 07/15/2019

Democratic congresswomen of color blast Trump over 'racist' remarks Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other Democratic congresswomen said Donald Trump's "blatantly racist" attack against them was a distraction from his failed policies. Trump said "many people" agreed with his views....
19:48, 07/15/2019

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Trump Moves to Cover Up the Details of His Racist Census Plan President Donald Trump has exerted executive privilege over a trove of documents requested by House Democrats detailing how and when his administration sought to add a question about citizenship to the upcoming 2020 Census....
10:32, 06/12/2019

The Squad Fires Back At Trump Over His Mega-Racist Tweets The ongoing battle between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the progressive freshman legislators known as “the Squad” reached its climax on Sunday, when our dear old president decided to weigh in on the dispute. He did so by telling the four women of c...
12:16, 07/15/2019

Beto O’Rourke on Trump and El Paso: 'He is an open, avowed racist' Democratic candidate says president ‘is encouraging racism’O’Rourke: Trump’s rhetoric reminiscent of Third ReichBeto O’Rourke, the Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas representative in the US Houses, was asked by the CNN host Jake Tapp...
12:48, 08/04/2019

Zenit St Petersburg reject 'racist banner' towards new signing Malcom "Russian club Zenit St Petersburg have responded to media reports that fans displayed a racist banner at the weekend during their Premier League match against Krasnodar."...
08:16, 08/05/2019

Racist, anti-gay student flyers challenge Wyoming district CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — School officials in Wyoming’s largest city say they’re making changes after students distributed racist and anti-gay flyers at a junior high school. The leaflets at McCormick Junior High School in March told pre-teen...
13:48, 06/30/2019

Trump Would 'Prefer' No One Make Racist Chants at His Rally & He Really Means It! Donald Trump spoke with reporters outside the White House today just before departing for tonight’s big rally in Cincinnati, and he had some interesting thoughts on what will happen if the crowd revives the Ilhan Omar-directed “Send Her Back” chant ...
00:48, 08/02/2019

Democrats and media condemn Trump’s racist Cummings attack Baltimore Sun: ‘Better to have some vermin than to be one’ Mulvaney insists Trump not racist, just fighting backDavid Simon: Trump is a ‘simplistic, racist moron’In its response to Donald Trump’s racist attack on congressman Elijah Cummings, the edit...
11:48, 07/28/2019

Obama: Reject language from leaders that 'normalizes racist sentiments' Former President Barack Obama responded to the weekend mass shootings in Ohio and Texas on Monday with a plea to Americans to reject the language of hatred, fear and intolerance from any of their leaders....
13:48, 08/06/2019

Trump 'rat-infested' attack on Elijah Cummings was racist, Pelosi says President says oversight chair is ‘brutal bully’ and slams districtAttack follows racist invective aimed at four congresswomenDonald Trump kicked off his weekend with a stinging attack on Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chair of the House oversight c...
15:48, 07/27/2019

Racist accusation connects to Texans surprising GM firing: lawyer Jeff Pope, the one-time Texans’ security coordinator, alleged discrimination against the franchise, filing a complaint with the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, according to the Houston Chronicle. The Texans responded by denying the allegatio...
15:32, 06/13/2019

‘Not Everyone Will Agree.’ How YouTube Is Defending its Handling of Homophobic, Racist Videos YouTube on Wednesday published a lengthy explanation of its harassment and hate speech policies, following a controversy over its refusal to remove videos by a popular right-wing host who has made homophobic and racist comments targeting another vide...
10:48, 06/06/2019