Trump says US is better off without Gov. Andrew Cuomo

New York 08/13/21, 23:57

Former President Donald Trump is fundraising off the announcement of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resignation, calling the Democratic governor “a total loser.” On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Cuomo announced that he would step down from the job in two weeks after the New York State Attorney General's Office found he harassed ...

Overstock CEO leaves company, Russian investigation to blame?

U.S. 08/23/19, 09:30

On Thursday, Patrick Byrne stepped away from his position as chief executive of online retail giant Overstock.com. Massive public attention was drawn to Byrne’s relationship with a Russian spy sentenced to 18 months in prison for her infiltration in American politics. The entrepreneur’s romantic involvement with Maria Butina is seen as ...

READ: Dan Coats resignation letter as director of national intelligence

Politics 07/29/19, 06:19

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Sunday submitted his resignation letter to President Trump. The president announced the decision in a tweet on Sunday afternoon, informing that Coats would end his time as the U.S.'s top intelligence official on Aug. 15. Read Coats's resignation letter here. And below is the text of ...

Speaker scandal revives scrutiny of Tennessee lawmakers

U.S. 05/18/19, 10:33

As calls for the Tennessee House speaker's resignation intensify amid a scandal involving racist and sexually explicit texts, the GOP-dominant statehouse once again finds itself grappling with a culture that some say is harmful to women and people of color. The turmoil — just three years after the General Assembly endured ...

Arizona lawmaker resigns amid probe of 1983 sex charges

U.S. 03/27/19, 20:42

Arizona Rep. David Stringer resigned Wednesday amid an ethics investigation of 1983 sex charges and his comments on race and immigration. The Prescott Republican lawmaker stepped down as he faced a 5 p.m. deadline to hand over documents demanded by the House Ethics Committee. Earlier in the day he made an ...

Iran’s president rejects resignation of his foreign minister

Asia & Pacific 02/27/19, 02:15

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani has rejected the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.The report on Wednesday comes after Zarif's sudden resignation late on Monday night.It's unclear what will happen next. Zarif could stop going to work at the Foreign Ministry, forcing Rouhani's hand. But ...

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