Political resignations

In this March 23, 2019, photo, a man holds a banner during a protest against President Milo Djukanovic in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. The anti-government demonstrations came as similar protests were already taking place in neighboring Serbia and Albania, where protesters are also seeking ouster of leaders whom they accuse of autocratic rule and corruption despite their proclaimed bids to take their countries into the European Union. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
April 06, 2019 - 8:23 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — It all started with a video posted on social media: a secret recording from 2016 that appears to show a well-known local tycoon hand over an envelope containing bundles of cash to a party associate of Montenegro's long-standing leader. The prominent businessman, a...
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April 05, 2019 - 10:30 am
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's security forces have killed at least 60 people in more than three months of street protests, an international rights group said Friday as dozens of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital, Khartoum, and other cities. Physicians for Human Rights said...
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A man reads a newspaper headlining Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, Wednesday April 3, 2019 in Algiers. Algeria's Constitutional Council met Wednesday to confirm President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation, as rattled international partners watch closely to see what's next for this gas-rich country and key player in the global fight against terrorism. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
April 03, 2019 - 10:42 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the change of power in Algeria (all times local): 3:40 p.m. The U.N. says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "takes note" of the resignation of Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika and "salutes the mature and calm nature in which the Algerian people have...
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Trudeau says former Cabinet minister Jane Philpott has also been kicked out of the Liberal Party caucus. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 02, 2019 - 7:47 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ousted Canada's former attorney general and another ex-minister from the Liberal party caucus Tuesday amid a scandal that has rocked his government in an election year. Trudeau cited repeated questioning of his leadership as well as the fact that former...
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Algerian demonstrators stage a protest in Algiers, Algeria, April 2, 2019. Algerian protesters and political leaders are expressing concerns that ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's departure will leave the country's secretive, distrusted power structure in place. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
April 02, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on political upheaval in Algeria (all times local): 9:40 p.m. A crowd of Algerians is celebrating President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's resignation after 20 years in power and weeks of mass protests. Several hundred people gathered in front of the central post office...
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FILE -- In this Sept. 9, 2018 photo the President of German soccer federation DFB, Reinhard Grindel attends the friendly soccer match between Germany and Peru in Sinsheim, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
April 02, 2019 - 9:37 am
BERLIN (AP) — German soccer federation president Reinhard Grindel resigned Tuesday, bowing to increasing pressure following allegations of undeclared earnings, the receipt of a luxury watch and general discontent with his leadership. Grindel, who promised greater transparency after taking over in...
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FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2016 file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh delivers an address during her inauguration ceremony inside the War Memorial Building in Baltimore. Maryland's chief accountant is calling for Pugh to step down, calling the latest revelations about lucrative deals to sell her self-published children's books "brazen, cartoonish corruption." In a Monday, April 1, 2019 tweet, Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot wrote: "The Mayor has to resign — now." His comments came on the same day that Kaiser Permanente disclosed that it paid Pugh's limited liability company about $114,000 for roughly 20,000 copies of her "Healthy Holly" children's books. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
April 01, 2019 - 4:35 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland's governor on Monday called on the state prosecutor to investigate allegations of self-dealing by Baltimore's mayor and a fiscal watchdog urged her to resign, ratcheting up pressure on the city's No. 1 official amid the latest revelations about highly lucrative...
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March 31, 2019 - 4:58 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The first of two women to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign. CBS News released excerpts Sunday of its interview with Vanessa Tyson, who said Fairfax forced her to perform oral sex in 2004. Fairfax said the encounter was...
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March 31, 2019 - 8:40 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian media say a top Algerian businessman, Ali Haddad, has been arrested at an Algerian border post as he was apparently trying to go to Tunisia amid political crisis in the country. Journalists at Haddad's private television channel Dzair News said he was arrested...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heaps scorn on Attorney General William Barr, saying his letter about special counsel Robert Mueller's report was "condescending," after Barr concluded there was no evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with the Russian government to influence the 2016 election, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 28, 2019. Pelosi also defended House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who faced calls Thursday from Republicans to resign over his comments that there was significant evidence the president and his associates conspired with Russia. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 28, 2019 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller's full report Thursday after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his...
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