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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 l...

Colombia's attorney general resigns over court refusal to extradite FARC leader

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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...
01:00, 04/30/2019

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.....
18:51, 04/30/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders ex-FARC leader's release Colombia's Supreme Court has ordered that the former leader of the FARC rebel group be released from prison. The move is likely to anger the US, which wants to extradite him on suspicion of drug traff...
08:51, 05/30/2019

Colombia's Supreme Court orders release of ex-FARC leader Colombia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered the release of a former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group, the latest development in a legal saga concerning his detention and possible extraditio...
00:34, 05/30/2019

Nigerian court adjourns tax case between MTN and attorney general A Nigerian judge on Wednesday adjourned until Oct. 29 a case to resolve a $2 billion tax dispute between South African telecoms company MTN Group and Nigeria's attorney general....
11:51, 06/26/2019

Top Court Asks Attorney General's Assistance Over Plea To Define Minority The Supreme Court today sought assistance of Attorney General K K Venugopal in dealing with a plea seeking that minority communities be defined on the basis of state-wise population data instead of......
11:00, 07/19/2019

California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape LOS ANGELES (AP) — California attorney general: Joaquín García, leader of La Luz del Mundo international church, is charged with child rape....
03:34, 06/05/2019

The Supreme Court Turned Down a Trump Administration Census Question. The Attorney General Wants to Try Again (EDGEFIELD, S.C.) — Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he sees a legal path to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that blocked its inclu...
21:51, 07/08/2019

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....
00:00, 07/20/2019

Former FARC leader's arrest sought in blow to Colombia's peace deal Colombia's Supreme Court ordered the capture of a former FARC rebel commander-turned lawmaker on Tuesday after he failed to appear for questioning about U.S. drug-trafficking charges, in a fresh blow ...
06:34, 07/10/2019

Swedish court will not extradite fugitive sought by China Sweden’s top court says a Chinese fugitive can’t be extradited to China, saying he risks death penalty, torture or degrading treatment which would be “in violation” with the European Convention on Hum...
10:51, 07/09/2019

Cameron Wins GOP Nomination For Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Daniel Cameron, a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General. Cameron defeated state Sen. Wil Schroder on Tuesday...
03:17, 05/22/2019

‘SOTC’: Candidates Running For Attorney General (LEX 18)– On “State of the Commonwealth” this week LEX 18 takes a look at each of the candidates before Tuesday’s primary election. Current Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is runnin...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Did Attorney General Barr mislead Congress? Barr knew that special counsel Robert Mueller had voiced concerns about his March 24 letter, but did not mention them while testifying under oath in April....
12:34, 05/03/2019

D.R. Attorney General: Ortiz not target of shooting The orchestrated attack that resulted in David Ortiz getting shot at a nightclub earlier this month was not meant to target the former Boston Red Sox star, Dominican Republic authorities said Wednesda...
10:00, 06/20/2019

D.C. Attorney General Sues Marriott Over Fees Prosecutors claim the hotelier conceals the true total price of its hotel rooms by tacking on resort fees, amenity fees or destination fees on top of the advertised price....
03:51, 07/10/2019

Indiana attorney general’s accusers set announcement INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The four women who accused Indiana’s attorney general of drunkenly groping them during a party are holding a news conference with their lawyers. The law firm representing the...
09:34, 06/18/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning Associated Press Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is resigning, the Justice Department confirmed to INSIDER. Rosenstein gave his resignation letter to President Donald Trump on Monday. Rosenste...
21:17, 05/01/2019

Joe Biden says Attorney General William Barr should resign Joe Biden on Wednesday joined the chorus of Democrats calling on Attorney General William Barr to resign. The former vice president and 2020 presidential contender told reporters Barr had lost the con...
13:51, 05/02/2019

US Attorney General facing contempt vote in Congress US House Democrats are set to vote on whether to hold US Attorney General William Barr in contempt over his refusal to release a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used his execut...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Former U.S. deputy attorney general: If Trump was not president, he would be indicted Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president, he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia...
22:51, 04/28/2019

Deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein to resign – as it happened Rosenstein, who appointed Robert Mueller to the Russia investigation, to step down on 11 MaySign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.34am BST 1.25am BST The Daily Beast is reporting tha...
14:17, 05/01/2019

Skirling U.S. Attorney General Barr cameos on bagpipes U.S. Attorney General William Barr, displaying a little-known talent, played "Scotland the Brave" on his bagpipes on Wednesday, joining in with the New York City Police Department's famed Pipes and Dr...
22:34, 06/26/2019

| Five dead, 233 arrested in Venezuela protests - Attorney General Five people died and 233 were arrested in protests sparked by a failed military uprising against Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro last week, Attorney General Tarek William Saab said....
17:00, 05/07/2019

Indiana's Attorney General Is Being Sued By Four Women Who Say He Groped Them A federal lawsuit filed by four women alleges that Indiana attorney general Curtis Hill groped them at a party last year, according to the Associated Press. The allegations first surfaced last July an...
11:17, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Cameron Wins GOP Nomination For Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on voting in Kentucky’s primary election Tuesday (all times local): 8:50 Daniel Cameron, a former aide to Sen. Mitch McConnell, has won the Republican nominatio...
03:17, 05/22/2019

Mexico attorney general says Odebrecht case coming soon MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s attorney general says his office will bring a case related to Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht’s corrupt dealings within two months. Attorney General Alej...
23:51, 05/06/2019

Ex-Virginia attorney general named to US immigration post WASHINGTON (AP) — An outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump’s hard-line immigration policies has been named acting director of the agency that manages legal immigration. Ken Cuccinelli (k...
20:00, 06/10/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough w...
10:00, 05/04/2019

N.R.A. President to Step Down as New York Attorney General Investigates Oliver L. North announced that he would not serve a second term as the N.R.A. deals with bitter infighting and a new inquiry into its tax-exempt status....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Brazil court slashes fine for Facebook's refusal to share WhatsApp data Facebook Inc's fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais ($6 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tue...
02:51, 06/26/2019

2020 hopeful Bullock gets endorsed by Iowa attorney general DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is announcing he’s been endorsed in the 2020 Democratic presidential race by Iowa’s attorney general. It makes him the first 2020 candida...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Arizona Attorney General: settlement reached in data breach PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Attorney General’s office says a settlement has been reached in the first health care data breach lawsuit involving numerous states. The office said Tuesday the deal w...
07:34, 06/05/2019

Trump: naming Sessions U.S. attorney general was 'biggest mistake' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one "do-over," it would be "personnel" decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general....
23:51, 06/23/2019

U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to a so...
21:51, 04/30/2019

Swiss attorney general investigated over handling FIFA case Switzerland's attorney general is the subject of a disciplinary case related to his handling of a four-year investigation of FIFA that involves 25 criminal proceedings for financial wrongdoing &...
19:17, 05/10/2019

Trump blames NRA’s woes on New York’s governor and attorney general In a morning tweet, the Republican president said without elaboration that the two Democrats were trying to “illegally” take down the gun-rights organization....
16:17, 04/29/2019

D.C. attorney general’s lawsuit against Facebook can proceed, judge rules Facebook suffered an early defeat in a D.C. court on Friday, after a judge ruled against the social-networking giant's attempts to quash a case brought by the D.C. attorney general challenging the com...
22:00, 06/01/2019

With Drumstick In Hand, Congressman Mocks "Chicken" US Attorney General When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear at a hearing in the US Congress on Thursday, one Democrat decided it was thigh time to act against what he saw as fowl behavior....
19:00, 05/02/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is out — here are all the casualties of the Trump administration so far AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will leave the Department of Justice on May 11, he said in an April 29 resignation letter. Rosenstein is leaving his post after overseeing...
21:17, 05/01/2019

NY attorney general spearheads new challenge of T-Mobile-Sprint merger New York State Attorney General Letitia James is leading a group of states in challenging T-Mobile’s controversial merger with Sprint — an unusual legal salvo that throws the $26 billion deal into dou...
06:17, 06/12/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies after coup effort The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The reported mastermind of the coup, General Asamnew Tsige, was also killed...
15:51, 06/24/2019

Top Democrat threatens to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt A senior U.S. congressional Democrat on Thursday threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for ignoring a subpoena to provide Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full repor...
16:51, 05/02/2019

Ethiopia: Amhara attorney general dies from injuries after coup The top prosecutor of Ethiopia's Amhara region has died from wounds he sustained during a coup attempt, media and medics report. The country is marking a day of mourning for four other officials slain...
14:00, 06/24/2019

Barr testimony: attorney general refuses to appear for questioning – live Attorney general declined to show over questioning formatNo-show may prompt vote on holding Barr in contemptSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.31pm BST In other news, Trump met wit...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President ...
00:51, 05/31/2019

William Barr: US Attorney General held in contempt of Congress The US House of Representatives have voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress as a showdown over the Mueller probe continued....
01:17, 05/09/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Cameron has won the Republican nomination for Kentucky Attorney General....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company that manufactures OxyContin, one of the drugs bel...
23:17, 05/21/2019

Attorney General Barr reportedly recuses himself from DOJ's T-Mobile-Sprint decision The T-Mobile-Sprint merger was announced almost exactly one year ago today and has not yet closed. The $26.5 billion transaction still requires the approval of the FCC and the Justice Department befor...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Swiss attorney general blasts investigation into handling of FIFA probe Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber on Friday called a disciplinary probe into his conduct in a soccer corruption investigation an attack on his office's independence....
21:17, 05/10/2019

Trump expected to tap ex-Virginia attorney general for immigration post: official U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for an immigration policy position at the Department of Homeland Security, a White House official said o...
19:17, 05/21/2019

Rod Rosenstein, U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed Mueller, submits resignation U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trump's campaign, said on...
01:17, 04/30/2019

Trump will tap ex-Virginia attorney general for U.S. immigration agency: Washington Post U.S. President Donald Trump will pick former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as the head of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Washington Post reported on Friday....
02:17, 05/25/2019

Democrats call for removal of Barr after attorney general's testimony – live Kamala Harris pushed for Barr’s resignation while Seth Moulton said he should face impeachment hearings over his handling of the Mueller reportSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.11...
15:34, 05/03/2019

Facebook faces new investigation from New York attorney general as it braces for FTC fine Facebook is coming under scrutiny by the New York state attorney general’s office, which launched an investigation into the social media company and its unauthorized harvesting of email address books ...
12:51, 05/02/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. attorney general recuses self from T-Mobile, Sprint merger probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's deliberations on whether to allow T-Mobile to proceed with its $26 billion acquisition of Sprint, according to a so...
23:51, 04/30/2019

Showdown looms between Congress and attorney general over Mueller report deadline U.S. Attorney General William Barr is headed for a showdown on Monday with Democrats in Congress, as lawmakers prepared to begin contempt proceedings against the top U.S. law enforcement officer if he...
12:51, 05/06/2019

"Biggest Mistake" Was Appointing Jeff Sessions As Attorney General: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one "do-over," it would be "personnel" decisions, including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general....
16:34, 06/24/2019

Defying Congress, US Attorney General To Skip Robert Mueller Hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold......
12:51, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe: Justice Dept. U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thu...
14:34, 07/12/2019

Watch Sen. Kamala Harris Dunk on Attorney General William Barr Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) is running for president, but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t have time to hand Attorney General Barr his ass right quick. In fact, she did it all in less than a minute....
13:00, 05/02/2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr recuses himself from Boeing 737 MAX probe -Justice Dept U.S. Attorney General William Barr has recused himself from the Justice Department's investigation into Boeing Co after two 737 MAX airplane crashes killed 346 people, a spokeswoman for Barr said Thur...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Swiss attorney general faces disciplinary steps over soccer probe The watchdog overseeing Swiss federal prosecutors has ordered an independent disciplinary investigation into Attorney General Michael Lauber over private meetings with the head of the global soccer bo...
18:17, 05/10/2019

Stung by snubs, House Democrats weigh fines for U.S. attorney general Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted ...
21:34, 05/02/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold Nad...
00:51, 05/02/2019

North Carolina Attorney General sues Juul for targeting youth North Carolina's Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc on Wednesday, piling more pressure on the biggest U.S. e-cigarette maker that is already under intense scrutiny for its products...
00:51, 05/16/2019

Trump Russia: Mueller criticized attorney general's memo on findings In letter to Barr, special counsel said attorney general ‘did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance’ of investigationThe special counsel Robert Mueller wrote a letter to US attorney gen...
14:17, 05/01/2019

David Ortiz shooting was case of mistaken identity, attorney general says AG says Ortiz was not intended target in shootingAt least 11 people have been arrested in case so far Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real t...
18:00, 06/20/2019

Loretta Lynch, Former Attorney General, Is Joining a Top Law Firm Back in New York Paul Weiss has hired Ms. Lynch as a litigation partner, at a time when big law firms are under fire for not doing more to promote women and minorities....
22:34, 05/28/2019

Attorney general balks at closed-door testimony on Mueller findings U.S. Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report, a co...
22:51, 04/28/2019

U.S. attorney general launches fresh review of origins of Russia probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President D...
23:34, 05/14/2019

Nancy Pelosi on Attorney General Barr: 'He Lied to Congress. That's a Crime' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is tired of Trump and his cronies’ bullshit. On Thursday, Pelosi, the top cop of the house speakers, didn’t mince her words and wants everyone to know that Attorney General ...
21:17, 05/02/2019

Democrats expected to grill attorney general over his depiction of Mueller’s findings William P. Barr is due to testify Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee, a day after officials revealed that special counsel Robert S. Mueller III complained in March about the attorney gene...
14:51, 05/01/2019

Attorney General Barr won't recuse himself from New York case against Epstein: official U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from involvement in the new indictment unveiled this week by federal prosecutors in Manhattan charging financier Jeffrey Epstein with sex tra...
18:00, 07/09/2019

Four women sue Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill for sexual harassment Four women who accused Attorney General Curtis Hill of inappropriately touching them at a party last year will file a federal lawsuit against him        ...
06:51, 06/19/2019

Attorney General Letter Had Asked For Ex-Judges In Chief Justice Inquiry A day before the Supreme Court set up an in-house panel to inquire into sexual harassment allegations against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, the government's top lawyer, Attorney General KK......
18:17, 05/10/2019

Attorney General’s Testimony Shows Why Democrats Are Treading Lightly on Impeachment Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham opened Attorney General Barr’s testimony Wednesday with an attempt at levity. The first measure, he joked, would be to turn down the heat in the room. Gr...
09:00, 05/02/2019

Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein says farewell; Senate set to confirm his replacement Rod Rosenstein, who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, wrapped up his high-profile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmat...
01:34, 05/10/2019

Trump allows attorney general to declassify information about origins of Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday issued an order allowing Attorney General William Barr to declassify any information Barr sees fit during his review of the events that prompted the FBI to open...
02:51, 05/24/2019

Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "ston...
08:17, 05/02/2019

Democrats Prepare Contempt Order for Attorney General William Barr Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they were beginning the first stages of contempt proceedings against Attorney General William Barr after the Department of Justice fail...
16:34, 05/06/2019

Calls to jail Attorney General Barr grow from Democratic ranks In the days since the House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress, more and more Democratic lawmakers have opened the door to the possibility of arrestin...
19:34, 05/13/2019

Democrats who voted to confirm Attorney General Barr are starting to have 'buyer's remorse' AP Photo/Andrew Harnik Attorney General William Barr's testimony at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Wednesday rankled numerous Democratic lawmakers, even some of those who voted to confirm hi...
04:17, 05/02/2019

San Francisco Judge Orders Attorney General to Release Police Records from Before 2019 A judge in San Francisco has ordered the attorney general to release police misconduct records prior to January 1 of this year, the date new transparency legislation took effect, according to the Los ...
23:51, 05/19/2019

Mueller Sent a Letter to Attorney General Barr Expressing Frustration Over Portrayal of Findings (WASHINGTON) — Special counsel Robert Mueller expressed frustration to Attorney General William Barr last month about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being portrayed, saying he...
10:00, 05/01/2019

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empo...
03:51, 06/12/2019

‘Call Me Tish’: After Trump Goes After Her in Twitter Rant, NY Attorney General Letitia James Says He Better Say Her Name If you’re going to come for New York state’s top law enforcement officer, Attorney General Letitia James, know that she is no one’s “tool” and that you had better say her name: “Tish.”...
10:51, 07/02/2019

Alaska Native leaders seek U.S. attorney general's help to fight rural crime U.S. Attorney General Robert Barr on Wednesday promised Alaska Native leaders he would work to strengthen law enforcement in the state's rural areas hit by alarmingly high rates of violent crime....
05:51, 05/30/2019

‘Masterful Hairsplitting.’ Senate Democrats Criticize Attorney General Over Mueller Probe Senate Democrats criticized Attorney General William Barr for “misleading” and hairsplitting” in his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation at a hearing Wed...
21:00, 05/01/2019

Charge Sri Lankan police chief and ex-defence secretary over bombings: attorney general Sri Lanka's police chief and its former defense secretary should be charged with crimes against humanity for failing to prevent attacks on churches and luxury hotels that killed more than 250 people i...
19:51, 07/01/2019

US Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its pub...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Attorney General Bill Barr will not recuse himself from Jeffrey Epstein child sex prosecution But Barr will recuse himself from an internal Justice Department probe of current Labor Secretary's Alex Acosta involvement in approving a controversial no-prosecution deal with the wealthy finan...
18:17, 07/09/2019

Barr ‘Can Run, But He Can’t Hide.’ House Democrats Livid After Attorney General Skips Hearing The Department of Justice informed House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr would not appear for his scheduled testimony the following day. But...
19:51, 05/02/2019

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump nominee Rosen as deputy attorney general The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee voted on Thursday to approve President Donald Trump's deputy attorney general nominee, Jeffrey Rosen, an action that paves the way for a confirmation vote on Rosen ...
21:51, 05/09/2019

Trump Gives Attorney General Sweeping Power in Review of 2016 Campaign Inquiry In a directive, the president ordered the intelligence agencies to cooperate with the review and gave the attorney general the authority to unilaterally declassify their documents....
07:00, 05/24/2019

Barr names acting deputy attorney general in wake of Rosenstein departure Attorney General Bill Barr on Friday said he named Ed O’Callaghan to temporarily serve as acting deputy attorney general in the wake of Rod Rosenstein’s departure from the Justice Department....
04:00, 05/11/2019

Nadler threatens to hold Attorney General Barr in contempt over Mueller report "He has failed to check the president's worst instincts," Nadler said, as Barr skipped a hearing Thursday. "He has even failed to show up today."...
17:00, 05/02/2019

The thorn in Trump's side: New York attorney general leads barrage of investigations Letitia James has grabbed the attention of the president by launching investigations into his business dealingsWhile running to be New York’s attorney general, Letitia James did not mince words about ...
08:51, 05/07/2019

Clarence Thomas rebukes Supreme Court refusal to hear case on military medical malpractice lawsuits Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas rebuked his fellow justices for declining to hear a case challenging a rule that blocks service members from suing the government for medical malpractice, known a...
02:34, 05/21/2019

House Democrats Move Closer to Holding Attorney General William Barr in Contempt Facing what they call unprecedented obstruction from the Trump Administration, House Democrats introduced a resolution Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don...
21:17, 06/06/2019

Dominican Attorney General: Former Red Sox Player David Ortiz Shooting Result of Mistaken Identity SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — The Dominican Republic’s lead prosecutor said Wednesday that former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was not the target of a shooting in a nightclub in his h...
06:00, 06/20/2019

House Judiciary Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General William Barr in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the legal battle with the Trump administration over access to spe...
05:34, 05/09/2019

Celebrities react to Attorney General William Barr getting grilled by Democrats on the Mueller Report Hollywood celebrities weren’t thrilled with Attorney General William Barr after he appeared before a Senate Judiciary Committee to face questions from Democrats about his handling of Special Counsel R...
16:34, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump'...
17:17, 05/14/2019

Attorney general may withdraw from Mueller report hearing over terms of his testimony, House Democrats say The dispute centers on whether the House Judiciary Committee’s lawyers would be allowed to question William P. Barr after lawmakers do so, congressional aides say....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Speaker Pelosi accuses Attorney General Barr of committing a crime: 'He lied to Congress' "The attorney general of the United States of America is not telling the truth to the Congress of the United States. That's a crime," Nancy Pelosi says of William Barr....
18:51, 05/02/2019

Rep. Collins blasts Barr contempt vote as 'desperate' move to discredit attorney general Ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee Rep. Doug Collins accused House Democrats' of taking “our power of subpoena and contempt” and making a “mockery of it,” after the committee voted to hol...
23:34, 05/09/2019

Read Robert Mueller’s Letter to William Barr Critiquing the Attorney General’s Summary of His Report For more than a month, Americans speculated about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s reaction to the four-page summary Attorney General William Barr released shortly after he received a confidenti...
17:34, 05/01/2019

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for d...
07:51, 06/04/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
04:51, 05/01/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
23:34, 05/01/2019

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear wins Democratic nomination for governor, defeating 3 opponents....
03:17, 05/22/2019

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision a...
05:51, 06/13/2019

Democratic senator accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress in fiery exchange over Mueller's report AP Images Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono ripped into Attorney General William Barr with a nonstop line of questioning about his actions related to the FBI's Russia investigation on Wednesday. Barr appeared...
04:17, 05/02/2019

Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan attorney general: Republican-backed lame-duck law making it harder for ballot drives is unconstitutional....
23:17, 05/22/2019

Robert Mueller Wrote a 'Bish, What?' Letter to the Attorney General After Barr Remixed the Special Counsel's Report For those not up on game, shortly after Special counsel Robert Mueller released the findings of his two-year investigation into whether Russia colluded with the Trump administration to steal the 2016 ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch Denies She Pushed James Comey to Downplay Probe Into Clinton Emails Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch, testifying before Congress last year about how the probe into Hillary Clinton’s email use was handled, said she never told ex-FBI chief James Comey to downp...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Beto O'Rourke's sweeping immigration plan will make border crisis 'much, much worse': Texas attorney general Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has introduced a sweeping new immigration plan for his 2020 election platform, but his home state's attorney general said the proposals would make the s...
17:34, 05/30/2019

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 doub...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Theresa May's resigns as Tory leader: PM's highs and lows It started with a pledge on the steps of Downing Street to tackle "burning injustices", but Brexit sapped her energy and her time in office ended with an emotional goodbye....
12:51, 06/09/2019

Germany’s Social Democrats leader resigns after vote fiasco The leader of Germany’s center-left Social Democrats, a junior party in Chancellor Angela Merkel’s governing coalition, is resigning after poor election results...
14:51, 06/02/2019

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.”...
16:17, 07/03/2019

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...
14:17, 06/02/2019

| 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....
08:17, 07/04/2019

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...
11:34, 06/02/2019

Barr Hearing: Attorney General Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report The attorney general is appearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee to answer questions on Robert S. Mueller III’s report for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the rep...
17:00, 05/01/2019

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......
03:34, 05/23/2019

Soccer: Swiss attorney general faces disciplinary steps over soccer probe - report The watchdog overseeing Swiss federal prosecutors has requested an independent disciplinary investigation into Attorney General Michael Lauber over private meetings with the head of the global soccer ...
13:34, 05/10/2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to probe origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump'...
16:51, 05/14/2019

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job' The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said...
03:17, 06/08/2019

Supreme Court To Hear Maharashtra Leader's Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court today agreed to hear on June 14 a plea of Maharashtra lawmaker Dhananjay Munde against the Bombay High Court order directing registration of a case against him in an alleged illegal....
13:34, 06/13/2019

Supreme Court Stays High Court Order Against NCP Leader In Land Case NCP leader Dhananjay Munde got relief today from the Supreme Court which stayed the Bombay High Court's order directing registration of a case against him for alleged illegal purchase of a government....
14:00, 06/14/2019

Top Court Not To Meddle With High Court Order Involving TMC Leader's Wife The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to interfere with the Calcutta High Court order which put in abeyance the summons issued by the Customs Department against Trinamool Congress lawmaker Abhishek.....
01:34, 07/04/2019

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.        ...
13:34, 05/24/2019

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....
11:34, 06/02/2019

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...
18:17, 07/19/2019

The Latest: Attorney tells court lame-duck session was legal MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on oral arguments before the Wisconsin Supreme Court in a lawsuit challenging Republican-authored lame-duck laws weakening Democratic Gov. Tony Evers and Attorney Gener...
17:51, 05/15/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Bicycles for the environment, new leader for the UN General Assembly, UN values, Ebola, Syria and Libya This Tuesday, we cover: Bicycles in China; a new President elected for the 74th session of the UN General Assembly, to start in September; vital food crops destroyed in Syria; migrants and refugees in...
22:51, 06/04/2019

Candidate Can't Switch To General Seat After Age Relaxation: Top Court A reserved category candidate, who has availed age relaxation in a selection process, cannot seek accommodation in or migration to general category seat at a later stage, the Supreme Court on Thursday...
21:51, 07/04/2019

Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten concedes defeat to Prime Minister Scott Morrison in general election....
18:34, 05/18/2019

The Latest: Iraqi general testifies in SEAL court-martial SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 12:30 p.m. An Iraqi general whose forces were partnered ...
23:17, 06/27/2019

Indonesian court rejects election-rigging claims from ex-general The Indonesian top court has upheld President Joko Widodo's election victory, rejecting claims of voter fraud leveled by his opponent. The accusations sparked deadly riots in Jakarta after Widodo's vi...
00:34, 06/28/2019

Have Right To Not Extradite Zakir Naik, Says Malaysian PM: Report Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Monday said that his country has the right not to extradite controversial preacher Zakir Naik to India, since the fugitive evangelist claims he will not......
03:51, 06/11/2019

U.S. formally asks UK to extradite WikiLeaks' Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and violat...
19:34, 06/11/2019

US Formally Asks Britain To Extradite Julian Assange The U.S. Justice Department has formally asked Britain to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face charges that he conspired to hack U.S. government computers and......
00:00, 06/12/2019

UK Interior Minister Signs US Bid To Extradite Julian Assange Britain's interior minister said Thursday he had certified the US request to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on espionage grounds in a procedural move that opens the way for a court battle....
18:17, 06/13/2019

Court Allows Congress Leader Shashi Tharoor To Travel To US A special court today allowed Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to travel to the US after he was stopped from going abroad pending a decision in his wife Sunanda Pushkar's death case....
10:34, 04/30/2019

Leader of armed border group to appear in court in New Mexico The leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border is expected to appear in court in New Mexico on Monday to face federal weapons charges....
09:52, 04/29/2019

Hungarian court rejects extradition of Macedonia ex-leader BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Budapest court has rejected an extradition request from North Macedonia for its former prime minister, Nikola Gruevski. Gruevski fled North Macedonia in November to avoid a ...
13:51, 06/27/2019

Colombia's Duque says wanted FARC lawmaker may have fled to Venezuela A fugitive lawmaker and former FARC rebel commander sought by U.S. and Colombian authorities may have fled to Venezuela, Colombia's president said on Thursday, threatening to denounce any country that...
20:34, 07/11/2019

Colombian president orders meeting to protect FARC members Colombian President Ivan Duque told authorities Wednesday to create new protections for demobilized FARC rebels after two were killed in the southwest portion of the country Monday....
22:51, 06/19/2019

Colombia says FARC lawmaker accused of drug trafficking has gone AWOL A Colombian FARC rebel leader turned lawmaker who is accused by the United States of conspiring to traffic cocaine has vanished in an apparent attempt to evade justice, President Ivan Duque said on Mo...
23:00, 07/01/2019

Colombia's FARC political party accuses far right of attacks on members The political party formed by Colombia's former Marxist FARC rebels on Wednesday accused the far right of assassinating its members, but pledged to continue the process of reintegration....
19:34, 05/15/2019

Colombian ex FARC rebel rearrested minutes after leaving jail A former commander of the Marxist FARC rebel group was released from prison in Bogota on Friday and immediately re-arrested after new evidence came to light on drug trafficking charges, the attorney g...
09:34, 05/18/2019

Swiss agree to extradite Chinese scientist to U.S. on theft charges Switzerland has agreed to extradite a Chinese researcher to the United States where prosecutors have charged him with helping his scientist sister steal secrets allegedly worth $550 million from Briti...
16:34, 07/17/2019

| US embassy disappointed by Masutha's decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique The US embassy in Pretoria says it is disappointed by Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Michael Masutha's decision to have former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang extradited to his...
04:34, 05/23/2019

Uruguay to extradite suspect allegedly involved in Congress shooting Juan José Navarro Cádiz was arrested in Uruguay in the aftermath of the May 9 shooting and held in custody pending the hearing of an extradition request from Argentina....
17:51, 05/15/2019

Spain asks France to extradite Basque separatist chief MADRID (AP) — Spain wants France to extradite a longtime chief of the defunct Basque militant separatist group ETA, whose arrest last month in a French Alpine town ended 17 years on the run. Spanish g...
14:51, 06/28/2019

Algeria military court jails ex-leader's brother, 2 generals The influential brother of former Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and two generals once in charge of intelligence have been jailed while under investigation for plotting against the state, a m...
20:17, 05/05/2019

Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo returns to court in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-defendants are scheduled to appear in...
06:34, 06/21/2019

Hong Kong court throws out ex-leader’s misconduct conviction HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court has thrown out former Chief Executive Donald Tsang’s conviction for misconduct relating to a property deal while in office. Donald Tsang was released in Januar...
07:51, 06/26/2019

Sweden wants to extradite Assange over rape allegation, complicating U.S. effort to try him for conspiracy Sweden reopened an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday and will seek to extradite him from Britain, a potential setback to efforts by the United Sta...
16:51, 05/13/2019

Court frees Turkish civil society leader pending verdict ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish court has decided to release a civil society leader from detention but kept prominent philanthropist Osman Kavala behind bars pending the outcome of their trial. The two are ...
20:17, 06/25/2019

Spanish court blocks jailed Catalan leader from joining EU parliament Petition for Oriol Junqueras to leave jail to start process of becoming an MEP rejectedCatalonia’s jailed former vice-president, Oriol Junqueras, will not be allowed to take up his seat in the Europea...
16:00, 06/14/2019

| Brazil Supreme Court rejects request to free ex-leader Lula Brazil's Supreme Court has rejected a request to free leftist icon Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from prison while they consider whether the convicting judge was biased in his case....
21:51, 06/26/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Ar...
19:51, 04/28/2019

Spanish court rules Catalan ex-leader can stand in European vote A Madrid court ruled on Monday that former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, who fled to Belgium in 2017 to escape arrest for his role in an independence referendum, could run in the European Parliame...
17:00, 05/06/2019

Hong Kong court quashes conviction of former leader Donald Tsang Hong Kong's top court on Wednesday quashed a conviction against former leader Donald Tsang for misconduct in public office, bringing to a close a legal battle that had tarnished his reputation after w...
06:34, 06/26/2019

Bring Poll Body's "Clean Chit" Order On PM: Top Court To Congress Leader The Supreme Court Monday asked Congress MP Sushmita Dev to bring on record the Election Commission''s orders giving clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah on complaints...
11:17, 05/06/2019

Zimbabwe court says main opposition leader illegitimate, party to challenge ruling Zimbabwe’s High Court on Wednesday declared Nelson Chamisa an illegitimate leader of the main opposition MDC party and ordered the movement to convene an extraordinary congress to choose a new leader ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

‘Beyond reasonable doubt’, international court convicts notorious DR Congo rebel leader of war crimes The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday, found former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda guilty “beyond reasonable doubt”, of 18 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, in the vo...
22:00, 07/08/2019

Venezuelan court orders opposition leader Lopez arrest after attempt to overthrow government The Supreme Tribunal of Justice on Thursday instructed police to detain Leopoldo López for violating terms of his house arrest.        ...
03:51, 05/03/2019

Hong Kong court says deterrence only motive for sending protest leader back to jail Hong Kong's Court of Appeal sent a young leader of the Chinese-ruled city's 2014 "Umbrella" pro-democracy street protests back to jail on Thursday for contempt of court, ruling out any motive other th...
12:17, 05/16/2019

Bomb threat targets New Mexico court where leader of armed group faces charges A bomb threat prompted security officers on Monday to evacuate the courthouse where the leader of a paramilitary group that has detained undocumented migrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border faces fed...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: Thousands of Colombian FARC rebels return to arms despite peace accord - military intelligence report Roughly a third of the fighters in Colombia's former FARC rebel army have taken up arms again following a 2016 peace accord, posing a growing security risk in the Andean nation, according to a confide...
00:00, 06/06/2019

England’s refusal to be bullied by Cameroon cannot hide concerns Phil Neville’s players showed their appetite for battle and cool heads but improvements will be needed against NorwayThe good news is that, offering a welcome redefinition of grace under pressure, Eng...
15:17, 06/24/2019

DOJ backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department issued a legal opinion Friday finding that Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoena...
01:51, 06/15/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela’s Guaido ROME (AP) — Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn’t want to contribute to any “radicalization” o...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Italy explains refusal to recognize Venezuela's Guaido Italy is explaining its refusal to recognize Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó as interim president, saying it doesn't want to contribute to any "radicalization" of sides in the political crisi...
21:51, 05/11/2019

Alabama on Refusal to Air Gay Wedding Episode of Arthur: 'It Would Be a Violation of Trust' The 22nd season premiere of PBS’s Arthur included a bit of a surprise, as audiences were treated to a beautiful wedding. But Alabama Public Television refused to air it because it was a sex-same marri...
21:34, 05/21/2019

Russia to start blocking major VPNs after censorship refusal Russia's hatred for censorship-dodging VPNs is well-known, and it's now prepared to follow through on its . Telecoms oversight chief Alexander Zharov told Interfax that he expected to block...
20:17, 06/07/2019

Don McGahn expected to be held in contempt over refusal to testify – live The former White House counsel had been subpoenaed to appear before the House judiciary committee but Trump blocked his testimonySign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.29pm BST The Ho...
16:51, 05/21/2019

Justice backs Mnuchin’s refusal to turn over Trump’s taxes The Justice Department says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin was right to withhold President Donald Trump’s tax returns from a House committee that subpoenaed them. That’s according to an ...
01:00, 06/15/2019

White House's Refusal to Say What Happened With Mike Pence Is Getting Really Weird Speaking outside the White House on Wednesday morning, a top staffer for Vice President Mike Pence said he “can’t talk about” why Pence abruptly—and without much explanation—canceled a trip to New Ham...
16:17, 07/10/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on sim...
01:17, 05/17/2019

India Lodges Protest With Pak Over Refusal To Grant Visa To 87 Pilgrims India has lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over its refusal to grant visa to 87 Indian pilgrims who wanted to visit the neighbouring country to observe the death anniversary of fifth Sikh Guru......
22:17, 06/14/2019

Nadler knows he'd be 'completely humiliated' if he challenged McGahn's refusal to testify: Rep. McClintock The House Judiciary Committee hearing scheduled for former White House counsel Don McGahn was "silly" and the committee's chair knew he couldn't challenge the president's push for McGahn to ignore sub...
02:00, 05/22/2019

Budget talks not affected by Trump refusal to negotiate with Congress: CNBC President Donald Trump's refusal to negotiate with Congress does not extend to his administration's effort to reach a deal on must-pass debt ceiling and funding bills, CNBC reported on Wednesday, citi...
21:51, 05/22/2019

Jon Stewart Calls Rand Paul’s Refusal to Back 9/11 Victim Funding an ‘Abomination’ Just over a month after Jon Stewart passionately called for Congress to pass a bill ensuring that the September 11 Victims Compensation Fund never runs out of money, the former Daily Show host is putt...
23:00, 07/18/2019

Justice Department backs Treasury in refusal to hand over Donald Trump's taxes The Justice Department on Friday released a memo in support of Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's decision to refuse House Democrats' subpoena seeking copies of President Donald Trump's tax returns....
06:51, 06/15/2019

Chelsea Manning Ordered Back to Jail for Refusal to Testify in WikiLeaks Inquiry Ms. Manning, a former Army intelligence analyst who sent secret documents to WikiLeaks in 2010, had refused once again to answer questions before a grand jury....
05:34, 05/17/2019

Mississippi gubernatorial candidate stands by refusal to allow female reporter to interview him alone, which she says is 'sexism' A Mississippi Republican gubernatorial candidate on Thursday stood by his decision to deny a female reporter's request to accompany him on a campaign trip unless she brought along a male colleague, a ...
17:51, 07/11/2019

Nancy Pelosi Links Facebook's Refusal To Remove Video To Russian Meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly......
11:51, 05/30/2019

Rep. Tlaib tells Mnuchin to get lawyer after Treasury's refusal to turn over Trump tax returns Michigan Democrat Rep. Rashida Tlaib told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a testy hearing on Wednesday that he should seek "personal" legal advice, effectively issuing a thinly veiled threat foll...
05:51, 05/23/2019

Refusal to remove video shows Facebook enabled Russian election meddling: Pelosi U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enable...
05:17, 05/30/2019

Nancy Pelosi: Facebook’s refusal to remove video shows it enabled Russian election meddling U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook’s response to an altered video convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.Read More...
13:34, 05/30/2019

Lynn Beyak should be suspended for refusal to remove ‘racist’ letters, ethics committee urges Senate The committee's report also says the Senate administration should be directed to immediately remove five letters from her website if she won't remove them herself....
14:17, 05/01/2019

Umbrella Movement leader joins 'fight' against Hong Kong leader A leading member of Hong Kong's 2014 Umbrella Movement has said he will "join the fight" against the city's leader over her handling of a controversial extradition bill after being released from priso...
11:17, 06/17/2019

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 lis...
10:34, 06/26/2019

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 ste...
22:34, 06/26/2019

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 h...
18:17, 04/28/2019

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 aga...
02:17, 07/20/2019

U.K. Ambassador to U.S. Resigns After Leaked Cables Britain’s ambassador to the U.S., Kim Darroch, said he is resigning after secret cables in which he criticized President Trump were leaked, causing a diplomatic firestorm....
19:00, 07/10/2019

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....
14:00, 07/10/2019

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....
00:34, 05/03/2019

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 resi...
18:17, 06/21/2019

FBI and US attorney question JetSmarter customers Customers of JetSmarter say they have been questioned about the private jet company's business practices and communications. The scope and nature of the inquiries are unclear....
18:17, 04/28/2019

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....
23:17, 06/26/2019

| 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....
15:51, 07/10/2019

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 sp...
07:00, 05/10/2019

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...
21:00, 06/26/2019

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 ...
20:51, 06/26/2019

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'...
07:00, 06/15/2019

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”...
11:00, 05/03/2019

UPDATE 4-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 ste...
23:51, 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 Sund...
17:00, 05/12/2019

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 $...
13:34, 05/26/2019

Officer in confrontation with Boulder resident resigns A Boulder, Colorado police officer resigned prior to the release of a police report of an incident between the officer and a black man. The report said the officer did not racially profile the man, bu...
03:17, 05/17/2019

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 pre...
16:34, 07/12/2019

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....
16:00, 06/21/2019

New Zealand’s national coach suddenly resigns WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand national soccer coach Fritz Schmid has resigned unexpectedly after only 16 months in the job. In a statement Friday the Swiss national said he decided to res...
05:34, 06/21/2019

Jayalalithaa Gifts Case: Top Court Rejects Plea Against High Court Order The Supreme Court Tuesday refused to interfere with the 2011 order of the Madras High Court quashing a case against former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa and two others for receiving......
11:51, 07/09/2019

Supreme Court sends Florida cross case back to lower court WASHINGTON (AP) — A legal challenge to a cross that stands in a public park in Florida is getting another look. The Supreme Court on Friday told a lower court to review decisions that the cross should...
16:34, 06/28/2019

Court officers injured in scuffle with visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court Two court officers were injured Tuesday during a skirmish with a visitor at Manhattan Supreme Court, authorities and sources told the Post. Corey Marrant walked into the courthouse on Centre Street sh...
23:17, 06/11/2019

EU's top court finds cutting retirement age for Poland's Supreme Court unlawful The European Union's highest court ruled on Monday that Poland's judiciary reform to lower the retirement age for the country's supreme court judges was against EU law, in a blow to the Polish eurosce...
16:17, 06/24/2019

Centre Moves Top Court After High Court Seeks Mehul Choksi's Medical Data The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court challenging a Bombay High Court order which sought fugitive Mehul Choksi's medical report to ascertain if he was fit to be extradited to India to face trial....
11:17, 07/02/2019

U.S. Supreme Court sends lesbian wedding cake dispute back to lower court The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in anoth...
18:51, 06/17/2019

US Supreme Court Sends Lesbian Wedding Cake Dispute Back To Lower Court The US Supreme Court on Monday threw out a lower court ruling against the owners of an Oregon bakery who refused based on their Christian beliefs to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple in another...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Setback For Kiran Bedi, Supreme Court Won't Stay Madras High Court Order The court declined to stay a Madras High Court order restricting Puducherry Lieutanant Governor Kiran Bedi's authority to act independently of an elected government in the Union Territory...
10:17, 05/10/2019

Appeals Court Judges Send Emoluments Suit Against Trump Back to a Lower Court A three-judge panel said a lower court judge hearing a lawsuit by congressional Democrats had not adequately considered questions about separation of powers....
05:17, 07/20/2019

Supreme Court says lower court should reexamine case over same-sex couple denied wedding cake The top court scrapped a ruling from the Oregon Court of Appeals in favor of the same-sex couple. The owners of the bakery, which refused the make the cake due to religious beliefs, claimed that state...
17:00, 06/17/2019

Attorney: Deputy considering lawsuit against Raptors' Ujiri A sheriff's deputy sustained serious injuries and is considering a lawsuit against Masai Ujiri after an altercation with the Toronto Raptors president following Thursday's title-clinching victory in O...
05:34, 06/19/2019

Accused Mar-a-Lago intruder seeks to become her own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort could soon learn whether she will be allowed to act as her own attorney. Y...
07:34, 06/11/2019

The Queens District Attorney Race Is a Mess The nail-biter of a race for Queens District Attorney has dragged out for over a week since last month’s New York primary. The big news coming out of the race was what looked like a win for Tiffany Ca...
06:51, 07/04/2019

Attorney: Officer who shot 3 in Costco was attacked first LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lawyer says a Los Angeles policeman who opened fire inside a Costco was attacked without warning and briefly knocked out as he held his year-old child. The officer’s on paid...
09:34, 06/18/2019

Judge Allows Accused Mar-a-Lago Intruder to Be Her Own Attorney (FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.) — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after...
16:51, 06/12/2019

Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico SAN DIEGO (AP) — Appeals court allows Trump administration to force asylum seekers to wait out court process in Mexico....
04:00, 05/08/2019

Erstad resigns as Nebraska coach after regional elimination LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Darin Erstad has resigned as Nebraska’s baseball coach, saying he wants to spend more time with his family. Erstad’s announcement Monday came a day after the Cornhuske...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Danish 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....
15:00, 06/06/2019

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....
19:17, 07/12/2019

Polish advocate for church victims resigns in scandal WARSAW, Poland (AP) — 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 victi...
10:34, 05/30/2019

Pastor accused of taking inappropriate photos resigns LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The pastor of a Catholic church in Kentucky has resigned following accusations he took inappropriate pictures of students during the parish’s field day. The Courier-Journa...
21:34, 06/25/2019

North Macedonia lawmaker resigns over taped conversation 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....
20:34, 05/23/2019

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        ...
18:00, 05/01/2019

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....
16:51, 07/10/2019

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 resig...
05:00, 06/26/2019

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 politi...
15:34, 06/07/2019

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 involvi...
13:51, 06/14/2019

Air New Zealand boss Luxon resigns, could pursue politics WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Christopher Luxon says he is resigning after seven years in the top job at the national carrier. Many have speculated that Luxon has poli...
09:34, 06/19/2019

CFPB official whose racist writings stirred ire resigns NEW YORK (AP) — A Trump administration appointee at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau who came under fire after racist comments he wrote years ago resurfaced is leaving the agency. Eric Blanken...
22:51, 05/15/2019

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....
09:34, 05/06/2019

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....
13:00, 07/04/2019

Central Park 5 prosecutor resigns from nonprofit boards NEW YORK (AP) — A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series “When They S...
03:34, 06/05/2019

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....
06:51, 06/26/2019

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....
14:00, 06/06/2019

Mexico’s treasury secretary resigns, cites interference Mexico’s treasury secretary has resigned, complaining of the appointment of unqualified officials by “influential people in the current administration who have clear conflicts of interest.”...
00:34, 07/10/2019

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....
02:51, 05/03/2019

Chief of Merkel's junior coalition partner resigns Andrea Nahles’s resignation fuels fears Germany’s embattled government may fallThe leader of Angela Merkel’s junior coalition partner, the SPD, has announced she is resigning, raising the spectre that...
13:51, 06/02/2019

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 a...
08:17, 05/26/2019

#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....
18:51, 05/18/2019

Former Erdogan ally Babacan resigns from ruling AK Party Former Turkish deputy prime minister Ali Babacan said on Monday he was resigning from President Tayyip Erdogan's AK Party over "deep differences" with the party's direction and said that Turkey needed...
14:00, 07/08/2019

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 photo...
08:34, 07/09/2019

Theresa May resigns: PM will remain for Trump visit, but what happens next - and what happens with Brexit? 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....
18:34, 05/24/2019

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....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Tearful Theresa May resigns, paving way for Brexit confrontation with EU Fighting back tears, Theresa May said on Friday she would quit, setting up a contest that will install a new British prime minister who could pursue a cleaner break with the European Union....
14:51, 05/24/2019

Cop who refused to enter scene of ax attack resigns from NYPD He avoided getting axed — only to quit in disgrace. One of the Brooklyn cops who refused to enter the bloody apartment where an ax murderer left a woman nearly decapitated has resigned from the NYPD, ...
10:51, 05/03/2019

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 fr...
12:34, 05/26/2019

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...
19:00, 06/26/2019

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 le...
03:17, 05/26/2019

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says Kavanaugh helped boost number of female law clerks on court U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Friday credited Justice Brett Kavanaugh with increasing the number of female clerks serving the court....
04:17, 06/09/2019

Attorney escaped the Holocaust, changed Eastern Kentucky PRESTONSBURG, Ky. (AP) — Far from his soon-to-be home in Prestonsburg, a Jewish attorney and Holocaust survivor got a phone call that would change Eastern Kentucky forever. It was the summer of 1970. ...
19:17, 05/04/2019

Colorado Attorney Becomes The 11th Person To Die On Mt. Everest In 10 Days Boulder attorney, Christopher Kulish, added to one of the deadliest climbing seasons in Mt. Everest history, becoming the 11th person to die on the mountain in 10 days. A news release from his brother...
04:34, 05/28/2019

Attorney for journalist attacked by Antifa says she plans to 'sue everybody' the law permits The attorney for Andy Ngo, a conservative journalist who was attacked by Antifa during a protest in Portland on Saturday, said she plans to hold the city government responsible for his beating....
17:51, 07/02/2019

Cohen: Trump’s attorney urged false testimony Michael Cohen told lawmakers earlier this year that one of Donald Trump's personal attorneys asked him to falsely testify to Congress and told him the president was considering granting him a pardon ...
08:00, 05/21/2019

R. Kelly Just Paid Up His Back Child Support, Says His Attorney He may still have several sexual abuse felony charges and a lawsuit for an extramarital affair (h/t The Blast) pending, but R. Kelly has reportedly reconciled his back child support issues, according ...
22:17, 06/19/2019

The Latest: Attorney: Fire report suggests PG&E broke law SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a wildfire that killed 85 people in Paradise, California (all times local): 3:50 p.m. An attorney representing 2,000 victims of a Northern California wildfire that k...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Rape 'claims remain' against Ronaldo, says accuser's attorney While a civil case from a woman alleging she was raped by soccer mega star Cristiano Ronaldo was voluntarily dismissed in Nevada state court last month, it remains open in US federal court, an attorne...
21:34, 06/06/2019

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown dead at 86 Queens District Attorney Richard Brown has died, his office said Saturday. He was 86. He was at a health facility in Redding, Conn., surrounded by his wife, two daughters, his son and two granddaughte...
16:17, 05/04/2019

The Latest: Attorney calls case against Spacey ‘ridiculous’ NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the case accusing actor Kevin Spacey of groping a young man in 2016 (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Kevin Spacey’s lawyer is calling the case accusing the act...
19:51, 06/03/2019

US Attorney to personally prosecute alleged-FBI agent shooter The trial of a reputed Crips gangbanger accused of trying to murder an FBI agent is set to kick off in Brooklyn court Monday — and a US Attorney is taking the extremely rare step of personally prosecu...
04:17, 07/08/2019

District attorney said his kids will go to school after Colorado shooting The district attorney for Douglas County reassures parents and said he will send his kids to school after the Colorado shooting.        ...
20:00, 05/08/2019

Attorney now US Episcopal Church’s 4th black female bishop CORDOVA, Tenn. (AP) — A former New Orleans attorney has become the fourth black female bishop of the U.S. Episcopal Church and the first in the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee. NOLA.com/The Times-...
12:17, 05/09/2019

NRA’s top lobbyist resigns amid turmoil and infighting in gun lobbying group The National Rifle Association’s top lobbyist, long viewed as the likely successor to longtime Chief Executive Officer Wayne LaPierre, resigned Wednesday, according to reports....
00:00, 06/27/2019

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 ben...
13:51, 05/18/2019

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....
22:51, 05/16/2019

Austrian vice-chancellor resigns over secret video footage Far-right Strache appears to offer public contracts in return for campaign helpAustria’s vice-chancellor has resigned after a video appeared to show the far-right politician promising public contracts...
15:34, 05/18/2019

Arizona police officer in fatal shooting of teen resigns TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — A Tempe police officer who fatally shot a teenage boy who was holding a replica gun and fleeing from a vehicle burglary has resigned from the department. Tempe police say Officer J...
01:51, 05/21/2019

Senegal President's brother resigns after allegations of energy fraud The brother of Senegal's President Macky Sall has resigned from his government post after allegations of fraud relating to natural gas contracts, he said on Monday....
22:51, 06/24/2019

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 des...
18:00, 06/26/2019

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....
02:17, 07/10/2019

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....
00:51, 05/09/2019

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,...
21:34, 05/15/2019

"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....
05:51, 06/04/2019

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 sa...
21:00, 06/04/2019

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...
08:00, 05/22/2019

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 rou...
11:00, 05/05/2019

Luis Enrique resigns as Spain coach for personal reasons Spain's national soccer team coach Luis Enrique has resigned for personal reasons and will be replaced by his number two, Robert Moreno, the country's soccer federation president Luis Rubiales said in...
17:51, 06/19/2019

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....
23:00, 05/17/2019

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 3...
01:34, 05/28/2019

'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 ...
19:51, 07/10/2019

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 Secre...
01:00, 05/28/2019

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 ...
01:34, 06/26/2019

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 ...
21:51, 05/25/2019

Mexico migration chief resigns, prisons director tapped Mexico’s president is nominating his country’s prisons director to replace its immigration chief after the latter presented his letter of resignation...
05:17, 06/15/2019

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....
03:17, 07/11/2019

The Latest: Tennessee speaker aide resigns amid allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Latest on the Tennessee House speaker’s chief of staff (all times local): 7 p.m. The Tennessee House speaker’s top aide has resigned amid allegations involving ...
03:17, 05/07/2019

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 gambi...
22:00, 05/22/2019

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 defe...
09:34, 05/26/2019

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.”...
13:17, 06/15/2019

Head of Mexico's national migration institute resigns: official The head of Mexico's National Migration Institute (INM), Tonatiuh Guillen, resigned on Friday for "personal reasons", interior ministry spokesman Hector Gandini said by telephone....
01:34, 06/15/2019

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 w...
11:51, 06/15/2019

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....
16:34, 05/18/2019

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....
22:00, 05/18/2019

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....
12:51, 05/26/2019

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, w...
21:00, 07/17/2019

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 — whi...
01:34, 05/03/2019

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....
02:00, 07/17/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal 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....
00:00, 05/03/2019

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 ...
02:00, 07/17/2019

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-a...
05:17, 07/16/2019

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....
18:51, 07/16/2019

"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....
14:00, 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 critic...
23:17, 07/16/2019

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....
07:34, 06/13/2019

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 traffic...
00:17, 06/13/2019

Cyprus justice minister resigns over serial killings uproar Cyprus's justice minister resigned on Thursday amid public uproar at how police handled disappearances of foreign women, victims of a suspected serial killer whose actions went undetected for almost ...
12:34, 05/02/2019

New explanation for Jussie Smollett recusal from State’s Attorney Kim Foxx _____ LOS ANGELES — Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx changed her explanation on Friday for her recusal from the Jussie Smollett case, as her office released more than 2,000 pages of documen...
22:51, 06/02/2019

Former assistant US attorney: Mueller basically told Dems, 'I'm not going to be your savior' Former U.S. attorney Alex Little said on Saturday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had messages for both Republicans and Democrats in Congress when he held a press briefing on Wednesday....
23:34, 06/01/2019

Chinese woman accused of sneaking into Mar-a-Lago to serve as own attorney FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A Chinese woman charged with illegally entering President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort will be allowed to act as her own attorney, a judge ruled Tuesday after strenuo...
14:17, 06/12/2019

Attorney for Hill denies client abused child in letter to NFL The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
03:00, 05/03/2019

NFL notebook: Chiefs' Hill denies accusations in attorney's letter The attorney for Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill sent the NFL a four-page letter Thursday, a detailed denial of child abuse allegations made against his client....
07:34, 05/03/2019

Spacey attorney seeks access to accuser's phone A lawyer for Kevin Spacey is accusing prosecutors of withholding information that could help the actor's case. Attorney Alan Jackson accused prosecutors of falsely denying they had access to info...
23:17, 06/03/2019

Attorney Michael Avenatti faces November trial in New York NEW YORK (AP) — California attorney Michael Avenatti faces a November trial date on charges he tried to extort millions of dollars from Nike. The Nov. 12 trial date was set Tuesday by U.S. District Ju...
20:00, 06/18/2019

Attorney: Woman left alone in jail cell while giving birth A pregnant Florida woman was left alone in a jail cell for nearly seven hours after asking for help and eventually gave birth alone, her attorney said Friday....
04:17, 05/04/2019

Police: Attorney’s wife killed spouse, burned his body MANCHESTER, Tenn. (AP) — Police say the wife of an Atlanta attorney shot him and then burned his remains in a wooded area on their property. News outlets report 59-year-old Melody Farris was arrested ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Woman killed by a policeman after saying she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney says The woman shot by a Baytown, Texas, policeman after telling the officer she was pregnant suffered from schizophrenia, attorney Ben Crump said Thursday....
12:51, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-Societe Generale resigns as London gold market maker The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) said Societe Generale had resigned as a market maker for gold, as France's third-largest bank pushes ahead with a downsizing of its commodities business....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Principal resigns amid probe of Maryland locker-room attack DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — 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. N...
11:51, 05/08/2019

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....
02:51, 07/09/2019

Central Park Five prosecutor resigns from Columbia amid Netflix backlash The 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 s...
01:51, 06/13/2019

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....
20:34, 05/16/2019

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 o...
14:00, 07/16/2019

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....
19:51, 06/24/2019

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....
12:00, 07/10/2019

NYC’s scandal-plagued tech czar resigns in wake of network crash Mayor Bill 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 loo...
08:34, 06/15/2019

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 t...
20:51, 07/12/2019

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....
21:17, 06/08/2019

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
08:17, 07/12/2019

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....
20:51, 05/12/2019

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....
05:51, 05/17/2019

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....
15:51, 05/24/2019

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......
20:34, 06/02/2019

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, accordi...
07:17, 06/03/2019

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 ...
13:34, 05/29/2019

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 Clacka...
21:51, 06/12/2019

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 s...
23:34, 05/22/2019

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 a...
07:51, 06/09/2019

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....
17:17, 07/16/2019

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....
10:17, 05/03/2019

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...
16:00, 05/31/2019

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 ma...
16:51, 05/21/2019

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....
21:00, 05/28/2019

Cop resigns after confrontation with black college student picking up trash outside dorm A white police officer who pulled out his gun during a heated confrontation with a black college student picking up trash outside his Colorado dorm is resigning — and will continue to collect his payc...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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 fire...
15:51, 06/19/2019

Ex-Palm Beach attorney blasts Alex Acosta over Epstein criticism A former Florida state attorney who was in office during billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s plea deal in the state slammed current Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, who on Wednesday defended his...
06:51, 07/11/2019

Migrant children held in Texas facility need access to doctors, says attorney ‘Inhumane’ conditions for detained children amount to ‘emergency public health crisis’, says attorney who visited centerHundreds of children at a migrant detention center in Texas are being held in “i...
07:34, 07/08/2019

Barr taps U.S. attorney in Connecticut to investigate origins of Russia probe Barr tapped John H. Durham to work on the review, which is designed at ensuring the U.S. government’s “intelligence collection activities” related to the Trump campaign were “lawful and appropriate.”...
03:51, 05/14/2019

Chicago police call for state's attorney to resign in Smollett controversy Protesting Chicago police officers on Monday called for Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx to resign after her office dropped felony charges against actor Jussie Smollett last week related to alleg...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Fired by Trump: former US attorney Preet Bharara on American justice – podcast The ‘sheriff of Wall Street’, who took on mafia bosses and terrorists in court, looks back on his career. Plus: Tim Gordon on the silencing of the oceansPreet Bharara rose to become one of the best-kn...
07:51, 05/06/2019

Attorney: Deputy in clash with Raptors president has concussion is on medical leave A California sheriff's deputy suffered a concussion, jaw injury and is on medical leave following an altercation with Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri right after the team clinched its first NBA ...
04:17, 06/19/2019

Attorney: SEAL to accept plea deal in Green Beret’s death NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — One of four U.S. servicemen charged in the June 2017 death of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa plans to formally accept a plea deal. The attorney for Navy SEAL Adam Matthews said ...
22:51, 05/15/2019

'Gun free zone' law disarmed Virginia Beach shooting victim, attorney says The night before Kate Nixon and 11 others were murdered by a disgruntled co-worker, the decade-long Virginia Beach city employee talked with her husband about bringing a gun to work for self-defense -...
00:17, 06/15/2019

William Barr appoints US attorney to examine origins of Russia probe Attorney General William Barr has appointed a top Connecticut prosecutor to look into the origins of the Russia probe. US Attorney John Durham was tapped to determine if the government’s methods...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry The prosecutor has conducted other sensitive investigations into conduct by national security officials, including accusations of C.I.A. detainee abuse....
06:34, 05/14/2019

Alabama: attorney drops charges against pregnant woman shot in stomach Lawyers defending the woman argued the state used a ‘flawed and twisted rationale’ that ‘ignores the law and ignores reason’An Alabama district attorney said on Wednesday she is dropping charges again...
22:17, 07/03/2019

Full-time attorney Cheslie Kryst crowned Miss USA 2019 Miss North Carolina Cheslie Kryst — a full-time attorney — was crowned Miss USA 2019 during the pageant in Reno, Nevada Thursday night. The 27-year-old from Charlotte earned her MBA at Wak...
05:34, 05/03/2019

‘Looney Tunes terrorist’ Ashiqul Alam attacked in prison: attorney The self-proclaimed “Looney Tunes terrorist” appeared in court Thursday sporting a black eye, as his attorney explained he’d been the subject of a jailhouse beat-down. “My clie...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Attorney for Jennifer Dulos’ husband suggests she committed ‘revenge suicide’ The estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos who is charged in connection with her disappearance broke his silence Wednesday — as his attorney suggested she committed “revenge...
20:00, 06/26/2019