Political resignations

April 05, 2019 - 7:30 am
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's security forces have killed at least 60 people in more than three months of street protests, an international rights group said Friday as dozens of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities. Physicians for Human Rights said...
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A man reads a newspaper headlining Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, Wednesday April 3, 2019 in Algiers. Algeria's Constitutional Council met Wednesday to confirm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, as rattled international partners watch closely to see what's next for this gas-rich country and key player in the global fight against terrorism. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
April 03, 2019 - 7:42 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the change of power in Algeria (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "takes note" of the resignation of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and "salutes the mature and calm nature in which the Algerian people have...
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A crowd celebrates after ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned after 20 years in power, Tuesday April 2, 2019 in Algiers. Bouteflika quit in a statement read on national television after the country's Defense Ministry aggressively called for Bouteflika to "immediately" vacate the office he held for two decades. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)
April 03, 2019 - 3:04 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria is facing a new era after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation — and questions about who's in charge and what happens next for this gas-rich country and key ally to the West in fighting terrorism. Algeria's 12-member Constitutional Council is expected to meet...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Trudeau says former Cabinet minister Jane Philpott has also been kicked out of the Liberal Party caucus. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 02, 2019 - 4:47 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ousted Canada's former attorney general and another ex-minister from the Liberal party caucus Tuesday amid a scandal that has rocked his government in an election year. Trudeau cited repeated questioning of his leadership as well as the fact that former...
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Algerian demonstrators stage a protest in Algiers, Algeria, April 2, 2019. Algerian protesters and political leaders are expressing concerns that ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's departure will leave the country's secretive, distrusted power structure in place. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
April 02, 2019 - 10:56 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on political upheaval in Algeria (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Algerian Defense Ministry has called for President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit "immediately" after two decades in office. In a statement sent Tuesday, the Defense Ministry said "there is no more time...
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FILE -- In this Sept. 9, 2018 photo the President of German soccer federation DFB, Reinhard Grindel attends the friendly soccer match between Germany and Peru in Sinsheim, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 02, 2019 - 6:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel resigned Tuesday, bowing to increasing pressure following allegations of undeclared earnings, the receipt of a luxury watch and general discontent with his leadership. Grindel, who promised greater transparency after taking over in...
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March 31, 2019 - 1:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first of two women to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign. CBS News released excerpts Sunday of its interview with Vanessa Tyson, who said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex in 2004. Fairfax said the encounter was...
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March 31, 2019 - 5:40 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian media say a top Algerian businessman, Ali Haddad, has been arrested at an Algerian border post as he was apparently trying to go to Tunisia amid political crisis in the country. Journalists at Haddad's private television channel Dzair News said he was arrested...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Gov. Ralph Northam, center, greets members of the Richmond 34 and other African-American leaders for a breakfast at the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. The Richmond 34 were a group of African Americans who defied segregation laws in the 1960's. Two months after his political career was all but dead, life for Northam looks mostly back to normal. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 29, 2019 - 9:07 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly ended the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his life seems mostly back to normal. The Democratic governor is cracking jokes at almost daily public appearances around Virginia. State lawmakers who called...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heaps scorn on Attorney General William Barr, saying his letter about special counsel Robert Mueller's report was "condescending," after Barr concluded there was no evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Pelosi also defended House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who faced calls Thursday from Republicans to resign over his comments that there was significant evidence the president and his associates conspired with Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 29, 2019 - 5:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller's full report after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his attorney...
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