Political resignations

In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias arrives at a cabinet meeting at the Greek Parliament in Athens. Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias has resigned, on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a recent deal which would change Macedonia's name in exchange for Greece dropping its objections to the country joining NATO. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
October 17, 2018 - 6:21 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias resigned Wednesday following a disagreement with the defense minister over the handling of a recent deal which would change Macedonia's name in exchange for Greece dropping its objections to the country joining NATO. Prime Minister Alexis...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015 file photo, Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott addresses a news conference in Anchorage, Alaska. The governor of Alaska says Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott has resigned over unspecified "inappropriate comments." The move upends what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker. Mallott's decision was announced Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, shortly after Walker participated in a debate in Anchorage. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen, File)
October 16, 2018 - 5:29 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott resigned Tuesday over unspecified inappropriate comments, complicating what was already a difficult re-election fight for Gov. Bill Walker. Mallott, in his resignation letter, said his decision was "compelled by inappropriate comments I made that...
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October 14, 2018 - 6:55 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state employee said Sunday she was sexually assaulted by a man who went on to work in Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy's administration and tried for a year to get authorities to take action but with no result. Katie Brennan told The Wall Street Journal she wants to see...
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FILE - This April 19, 1994 file photo shows in the front row; Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) Chief Mangosuthu Buthelezi, left, President F.W. de Klerk, middle, and African National Congress (ANC) President Nelson Mandela, right, exchanging words at a news conference, while in the back row at center South African Foreign Minister Pik Botha looks over them, in Pretoria, South Africa. Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but eventually recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 at age 86. Next to Botha, second from right is Roelf Meyer, chief government negotiator, and ANC's Secretary General Cyril Ramaphosa, right. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
October 12, 2018 - 3:34 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Roelof "Pik" Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa's apartheid era and a contradictory figure who staunchly defended white minority rule but recognized that change was inevitable, died on Friday at age 86. Botha died in "the early hours of the morning" at his home...
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President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 09, 2018 - 9:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced she is resigning at the end of the year, raising questions about who will fill the key national security post and about the outspoken diplomat's own...
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President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 09, 2018 - 7:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley (all times local): 6:35 p.m. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's abrupt announcement that she is resigning has raised fresh questions about President Donald Trump's team. The news has blindsided some key U.S. allies and many...
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President Donald Trump meets with outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest shake-up for President Donald Trump's turbulent administration, U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley abruptly announced Tuesday she is resigning at the end of the year, raising fresh questions about the Trump team and about the outspoken diplomat's own political ambitions...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy at Morrelly Homeland Security Center in Bethpage, N.Y. Expectations have diminished that a meeting between Trump and Rosenstein will result in the resignation or immediate firing of the Justice Department’s No. 2 official. But it’s unclear how safe his job will be after the November midterm elections. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File )
October 08, 2018 - 5:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is flying Monday with President Donald Trump on Air Force One to a police chiefs' conference in Florida. The flight provides an opportunity for their most extensive conversation since news reports last month that Rosenstein had discussed...
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October 02, 2018 - 1:41 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's prime minister led his supporters during a rally outside parliament Tuesday to protest what he called a "counterrevolution" by his political opponents. Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading weeks of protests that forced the resignation of his...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2016 file photo, then Argentina's Finance Minister Luis Caputo attends a news conference at Casa Rosada presidential palace in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Caputo, Argentina's central bank chief resignation since June 2018, resigned Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. He cites personal reasons for stepping down. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano, File)
September 25, 2018 - 6:20 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's central bank chief resigned Tuesday amid negotiations with the International Monetary Fund. The surprise resignation of Luis Caputo was announced in a bank statement that said he was leaving for personal reasons. But it came as the government was pushing...
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